We’ve been talking a lot about human astronauts in space on the blog recently, but what about other living creatures that have boldly gone where no other err, fruit fly has gone before?
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.