Name of event: Destination Space – The astronaut science show. Where / when is it?: Monday, October 26 - Friday, October 30 - 11am, noon, 2pm and 3pm daily. Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre. The University of Manchester, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 9DL. What does it involve?: To celebrate British European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake’s mission to the Interna- tional Space Station, our science show will show you the dangers, realities and daily routine of life in space. Watch a mini-rocket launch, discover how astronauts go about their everyday tasks in microgravity, find out why tiny meteorites are threatening and why returning to earth is so very dangerous. All of this is in our fun-filled science show which is sure to contain a bang or two!
Who is it suitable for?: Families – children aged five and over. Any other information?: Due to the popularity of our science shows we advise booking in advance. Call 01477 571766 to secure your place. Presented as part of Manchester Science Festival and Destination Space. Want to find out more?: Go to the website www. jodrellbank.net/events/ destination-space-astronaut-science-show