November 30th, 2018

A trip to the National Space Centre, Leicester

National Space Centre, Leicester
Handprints of Piers John Sellers
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The Pioneer space walk
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The Soyuz 7K OK Spacecraft.
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A view under the hatch of the
Soyuz 7K OK spacecraft.
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The Soyuz 7K OK spacecraft descent module.
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EVA spacesuit worn by Matt Damon in 'The Martian'
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Spacesuit display
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T38 flightsuit and helmet
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Launch seat as used by Helen Sharman in the Soyuz TM-12 mission
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Russian Spacesuit.
Spacesuits are subjected to extremes of temperature. 150C in the sun and -130C in the shade.
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Space toilet
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Space shower
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Items taken into space by Piers Sellers
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Plants in space
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Orlan spacesuit glove
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Frangible nut from mission STS 121
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Space hammer
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See through model of the Hubble telescope
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Inside the Mercury capsule
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3 metre globe demonstrating the thickness
of our atmosphere
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Instrument panel of the Columbus module aboard the International Space Station
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A full scale mockup of the Columbus module
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Exploring the Universe
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The Search for Extraterestrial Life
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All about electromagnetic radiation.
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The redshift explained.
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Coffee break at Boosters Café
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Comets, dwarf planets, moons, gas giants, asteroids and rocky planets.
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Space exploration timeline
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Interactive planetarium
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Geared model or Antikythera Mechanism
of the Earth, Moon and Sun.
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Rocket superstructure
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Rocket thrusters
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Thor Able two stage rocket alongside
Blue Streak, viewed from above
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Go For Main Engine Start ...
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Gillian tries her skill with the interactive displays
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Satellite
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Apollo fuel cell
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Meteosat 7 weather satellite
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The Moon
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Lunar lander interactive display
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A piece of the Moon display
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Sections of the space timeline
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Thor Able two stage rocket
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Satelite launch vehicle
'Blue Streak'
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Thor Able two stage rocket alongside
Blue Streak, viewed from above
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Russian Soyuz spacecraft
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Robotic arm
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Gemini TTV-2 (Tow Test vehicle)
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Geocoin carried by Tim Peake on the International Space Station in 2015-2016
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Geocoin certificate of authenticity
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Astro Academy badge
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Meteosat 7 weather satellite
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Gillian gets suited up.
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All about Gamma rays, X-rays, infrared, microwaves and radio wave.
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Gamma 2 engine
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Apollo 11 lunar module
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RZ2 engines
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Space timeline
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International Space Station
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Satellite
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Wernher von Braun experience
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