Join us for our Apollo packed school holiday period as we discover just how Charlie Brown and Snoopy nearly landed on the Moon.
This dress rehearsal for a Moon landing brought the Apollo lunar module to 8.4 nautical miles (15.6 km) from the lunar surface, at the point where powered descent would begin on the actual landing.
Its success enabled the first landing to be attempted on the Apollo 11 mission two months later.
Moon under the Microscope:
Come and join us to unearth the mysteries of the Moon’s geology and its history. Can you find our very own moon rock from the Apollo 17 mission somewhere in our galleries ?
Fancy a relaxing afternoon of gazing off at the moon? Become a Lunar artist and draw a portrait of the moon to take home.
From faecal bags to microgravity sneezes, space is a gross place! Join us as we delve into the grotty side of space!