Explore the National Space Centre's rocket tower

Leicester, Leicestershire

Blast off to Leicester’s National Space Centre. In the iconic Rocket Tower you’ll discover six interactive galleries and over 150 hands-on challenges.

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Your family will enjoy this adventurous day out from start to finish. Will you choose to pilot the “Eagle” onto the moon’s surface? Why not be one of 17 astronauts in the UK’s only Spaceflight Induction Module and fly on a white knuckle ride from the moon, past meteorite showers and an ice canyon and onto Europa?

You’ll be amazed at the real life rockets and the largest planetarium dome in the UK. Enjoy the 360° journey through our Solar System and other award-winning shows. You won’t even realise that you’re learning!

Watch the first ever sci-fi movie and see a dog spacesuit. Accept the ultimate water rocket challenge and blast off into space inside the Vostok Capsule. And don’t miss seeing the last piece of genuine moon rock to be returned to Earth on display at the National Space Centre.

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