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Destination Space Phase 2

The UK Association for Science and Discovery Centres and the UK Space Agency are delighted to announce that they have once again joined forces to bring the latest space science to children across the UK.

Following on from the huge success of ASDC's Destination Space, which engaged 733,017 children and adults with Tim Peake's mission to the International Space Station, the UK Space Agency has supported ASDC to create new space resources, working with five UK science centres and museums to deliver space activities in 2018.

Destination Space is a national STEM programme created and run by ASDC and funded by the UK Space Agency. The first phase of this national programme ran from 2014 to 2017 and engaged, inspired and involved families with school-age children, school groups and teachers, and communities across the UK with the amazing stories, science and achievements of human spaceflight and Tim Peake's Principia mission. 

This new six month programme celebrates the science and engineering of the new James Webb Space Telescope, the new Mars rover for the ExoMars mission due to launch in 2020, and introduces satellite applications and the plans to enable space launches from the UK. 

Science Centre applications have now closed and we can announce that the five centres delivering this new and exciting phase of Destination Space are:

  • Dundee Science Centre
  • Eden Project
  • Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre
  • The National Space Centre, and
  • Winchester Science Centre

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View of the International Space Station and planet earth from space.

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Learn all about the International Space Station and track its location in space so you can spot it from earth.

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Cheshire

20-22 July 2018

Destination Space at Bluedot Festival - The Sky's Not Your Limit

Hosted by: Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

The new Destination Space show 'The Sky's Not Your Limit' will be making an appearance at Bluedot Festival. The shows (one per day) will be delivered by Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre. Keep an eye out for the Festival programme for more info! 

Cheshire

22 October - 2 November 2018

'The Sky's Not Your Limit' - NEW Destination Space show

Hosted by: Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

Come along to Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre and see the new Destination Space family show. Shows are happening throughout the week (on weekdays only) during October Half Term

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