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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. jo­drell­ des­ti­na­tion-space-as­tro­naut-science-show

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