In this guest post, Troy Wood tells us how he came up with his award-winning badge that Tim Peake wore on his suit as he rocketed into space in 2015.
You might think you’ve stumbled across a proposal for the fourth Austin Powers film, but this blog comes from Post-Doctoral Research Assistant Andrew West. Andrew puts lasers on robots and makes them boldly go where no robot has gone before…
The Science Museum Group is delighted to announce that Peterborough Cathedral have won the competition to host Tim Peake’s Spacecraft Tour later in 2018.
Welcome to Tim Peake’s Spacecraft lands at MSI – Live! You’ll be able to follow our progress today right here on the blog—look out for behind-the-scenes photos, social media updates from the team, reports from the press and maybe even a surprise or two…
A full 10 years before Neil Armstrong made his first steps on the moon, a company based right here in Manchester was making space suits. That company was P. Frankenstein and Sons Ltd.
Dr Jessica Wade asks, “why is getting girls into STEM still an issue, and what can we do to change things?”
In this guest post, actor Ruby O’Casey delves deeper into the history of the Suffragettes, including her own family’s connection to the movement.
In part two of our series on re-entry, we ask aerospace engineering researcher Tom Fisher to consider some more unusual hypersonic objects.
The Soyuz capsule that brought Tim Peake back from space will be on display at the Museum between 10 March and 13 May 2018. But how dangerous was the journey home? In part one of a two-part series we look at the science of returning from space.
To celebrate 2018 as being the Chinese Year of the Dog, ‘Barketing’ Assistant Shannon picks out four of her most paw-esome dog related items in the museum’s collection.