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Science Museum

Svetlana Savitskaya – school info

Meet our actress portraying Svetlana Savitskaya, the first woman to perform a space walk. Recommended for students aged 5 to 16.

Svetlana Savitskaya drama character

What does it feel like to walk in space?

Hear about Svetlana's exciting life as a female cosmonaut and find out what it's like to live and work many miles above the Earth.

This lively encounter includes plenty of opportunities to ask questions and is an ideal accompaniment to classroom work about space.

Our booking terms for educational groups apply to this event. If you're a general visitor, please see the main event page.

Scheduled dates

The date list above does not reflect actual availability of places: please contact us before booking by calling 020 7942 4777 or emailing