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UK in Space Festival

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UK in Space Festival

The National Space Centre is celebrating the UK in space.

Get hands on with real science, discover new missions heading to space, learn about the vibrant UK space industry and the career opportunities within it, hear inspiring speakers and meet our team of amazing Space Communicators and special guests.

Did you know that the UK space sector currently employs over 46,995, an increase of nearly 7% on the previous year?

The sector is worth over £16.5 billion to the UK economy, with space manufacturing, including satellites, spacecraft, launch vehicles and scientific instruments, growing the most in real terms; up by £23 million to £2.27 billion (much of which is exported around the world).

This family friendly festival sets out to tell the amazing stories of the UK space industry, whilst looking to the future and how you can be involved.

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National Space Centre, Exploration Drive, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 5NS

Tel: +44 (0)116 261 0261

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Event date & time (14 Aug 2022)
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Sunday10:00 - 17:00

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