Leicester Space Centre – 12th September 2004

Space Centre Logo The Leicester Space Centre is home to a wide variety of space-related artefacts, and was a fascinating place to visit. Among the exhibits are the Beagle 2 control room, Helen Sharman’s space suit, a Blue Streak and several British rocket motors are there to remind us that the U.K. hasn’t totally ignored Space.

OAS members arriving at the National Space Centre on 2004 September 12th

OAS members arriving at the National Space Centre on 2004 September 12th

Blue Streak seen from below

Blue Streak on display at the National Space Centre

A selection of spacecraft on display in the rocket-shaped tower

A selection of spacecraft

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