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UK Space Agency 11h
Science Minister welcomes ’s back to the , following its record-breaking UK tour. This kicks off a Summer of Space as we near the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. Share your at
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Science Museum 10h
New additions to the Science Museum X NASA range have landed at the Science Museum Shop. 🚀 Discover them now:
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Science Museum 10h
You can see the main instrument console of the only surviving Apollo command module simulator on UK display for the first time, next to Charlie Brown. All of the Apollo astronauts would have trained on it! Massive thanks to for lending it 👩🏻‍🚀
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Science Museum 11h
As we launch our and celebrate 50 years since the Moon missions, Curator Doug Millard takes us back in time to when the Apollo 10 command module first landed at the Science Museum in January 1976 📸 SSPL/Science Museum Group
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Science Museum 11h
After attracting 1.3 million visitors on its tour of the UK, Tim Peake’s capsule has landed in our Exploring Space gallery 🚀 tells us more about the capsule's remarkable journey from the International Space Station to its new home
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SCM Conservation 15h
As welcomes Soyuz back from its tour today, we are looking back to 2016 when it first arrived in the museum. Conservator Sadie carried out a thorough condition check of the object, both inside and out. See it in our Exploring Space gallery
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Science Museum 15h
Today we announced the total number of visitors that came to see ’s spacecraft during its UK tour presented by and the Science Museum Group - a whopping 1.3 million visitors! 📸
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ESA 17h
ESA astronaut is at the in London this morning, where they are welcoming back the Soyuz descent module that safely returned Tim and his crew to Earth at the end mission to the International . The Soyuz has been on a tour of the UK.
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Science Museum 17h
Replying to @sciencemuseum
Excitingly, the museum is celebrating the return of and the 50 years of the Moon landing with Summer of Space, a summer-long packed programme of events, family festivals and more:
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Science Museum 17h
Replying to @astro_timpeake
‘This vehicle is going 25 times the speed of sound’ recollects Soyuz re-entering Earth’s atmosphere and the reason why the capsule is so remarkably scorched ‘It has to go from 25 times the speed of sound to only 1 time the speed of sound in 8 minutes’
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Science Museum 17h
Replying to @astro_timpeake
tells us about seeing Soyuz being built, making sure that everything is in place, and the excitement of preparing for the launch 🚀
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Science Museum 17h
Minister of Science introduced after highlighting the pivotal importance of the UK space programme
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Science Museum 17h
Replying to @SamsungUK
Sam Grant, ’s Chief Marketing Officer, shares with us figures from the electrifying success of the educational and outreach programmes, including a VR lounge, that accompanied
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Science Museum 17h
Replying to @MaryDArcher
‘It’s 50 years since humanity put people in a very small tin can and sent them to space’ ‘Our has sparked curiosity around the UK. We’re excited to announce 1.3 million visitors across 8 venues have come to see Soyuz during the 20 months of its tour’
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Science Museum 17h
This morning, we are excited to be welcoming back Soyuz at the museum! Stay tuned for a very special announcement 👨🏼‍🚀🚀
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Science Museum 18h
Astronaut and our Director Sir Ian Blatchford are on now talking about inspiring the next generation through our as the spacecraft returns to the museum today
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Science Museum Learning May 22
Have you checked out our game, Total Darkness? Narrative-based gameplay lets you ask questions, solve problems and discover your science skills:
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Science Museum May 22
In 1768, chemist and Quaker minister William Cookworthy was awarded a patent for producing an English true hard-paste porcelain similar to that being produced in China and Germany. Discover more in this blog from the archives:
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Science Museum May 21
If music and chemistry are your thing, we have just the event for you at the on Saturday 25 May 🎼⚗️ Join for this concert & talk, part of 2019
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Science Museum May 21
As a group of museums we are committed to collecting and preserving both historic & contemporary objects. Recently we started a project collecting menstrual products available today, to fill in a gap in our collection. Read more:
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