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Gene Cernan costumed character

 

Overview

NASA astronaut Eugene Cernan - better known as Gene - flew aboard the Apollo missions which amazed the world by taking people to the Moon.

Meet our costumed character portraying Gene Cernan and hear about his adventurous journeys into space. Find out what it is like to eat, drink and live in space, and even to walk on the Moon, with plenty of opportunity to ask questions.

Ideal for supporting classroom work on space, forces and motion and/or famous people for KS2 and upwards.

Booking terms apply.

Complement this event by visiting the Making the Modern World gallery to see the Apollo 10 Command Capsule flown by Gene Cernan. Fnd out more about space travel in the Exploring Space gallery and by watching one of the stunning space-related films in our IMAX Cinema. Follow the links below for more details.

Duration:
30 minutes
Suitable for:
ages 7-16
Places per session:
40 (incl. adults)
Pre-booking req'd:
yes
Supervisory ratio:
1:15
Cost:
£3 per student, accompanying adults free.

"He tells a good yarn, responds well to questions and, in the moment, it’s incredibly easy to forget he’s an actor. There’s something pupils get from the session that really can’t be got in school."  ITT Tutor, Roehampton University.
 

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Tuesday 22 April 201411:45-12:15
Tuesday 22 April 201412:30-13:00
Tuesday 22 April 201413:30-14:00