Space Lates - Apollo 9

Indoor sci-fi workshops Educational activity film hands-on workshop charity Evening museum stem science exhibition film screening

EVENT DATES

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02/03/2019 02/03/2019

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The award winning National Space Centre is an out of this world experience for the whole family.  With six interactive galleries, the UK’s largest planetarium, world unique 3D SIM ride and iconic 42m high Rocket Tower, there really...

CONTACT INFO

marketing@spacecentre.co.uk
0116 261 2061

ADMISSIONS

Entry

Adult Price ( £ 6.00 )

Parking & Other

Other Fees
  • Evening + Moon screening ( £ 12.00 )

DESCRIPTION

Space Lates is an evening created for people who want to know more – those who have an interest in astronomy, space missions, and the exciting research happening here in the UK, around the world, and out in space.

This event will focus on celebrating Apollo 9, the third manned mission in the United States Apollo space program and the first flight of the Command/Service Module with the Lunar Module.

We’ve curated a special evening packed with guest speakers, planetarium shows, stargazing, live demos.

Explore our galleries after-hours and finish your evening with a screening of the film Moon.

18:00 Doors open
18:15 Challenges and Triumphs of Apollo talk in Live Space
18:15 Tour of the Night Sky in the Planetarium
19:00 Science and Exploration of the Moon talk in Live Space
19:45 The Health of Humans in Space: Looking to the Moon talk in Live Space
20:15 Tour of the Night Sky in the Planetarium
20:30 Life on Mars: the Future of Human Space Exploration talk in Live Space
21:00 Doors close to non-film guests
21:00 – 23:37  A screening of the film Moon (age 15+)

All night: Meteorite collection

All night: Drop in Apollo and Moon activities

All night: Stargazing

All talks and activities are aimed at adults and engaged families, with an interest in science.

Children are welcome; however, parents will need to decide if children are happy to sit through accessible and engaging 30-minute talks.

EVENT HELD AT

National Space Centre
Exploration Drive
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE4 5NS