Kids in Space

Kids in Space is a UK not-for-profit Community Interest Company who aim to inspire young minds and offer a way to forge a career through accessing space related technologies, IT and the limitless potential of space travel. Based in Trafford, in the north of England, KIS aim to eventually spark a treadmill of work-shadows, apprenticeships and traineeships sponsored by industry. Firstly, technology related north-west based UK companies and KIS space…

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Neil Armstrong Interview

This interview with Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon candidly gives a personal commentary on Apollo 11’s historic lunar Moon landing, along with Neil’s thoughts on leadership and taking risks leading to innovation in the future. Neil Armstrong is a household name, yet, in contrast to his crew-mate Buzz Aldrin, he has studiously stayed out of the spotlight in the decades since he walked on the…

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13 Minutes That Defined a Century

A NASA space centre presenter recalls meeting the cast of characters that contributed to the podcasts, including some of the last surviving Apollo astronauts. The making of 13 Minutes to the Moon was spent travelling around the United States searching for those who, that day in 1969, contributed to getting some me to safely land on the Moon. From Texas to Chicage people were found who tols the stories of…

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SIM MakeFest 2019

As July 20th of this year is the anniversary of the historic Moon landing, Kids in space have themed SIM MakeFest 2019 around the lunar Module and the events that occured 50 years ago. Visitors to MakeFest will have the opportunity to make rockets they will later be able to navigate. They will also have a chance to manipulate a Lunar Buggy across a moonscape similar to that encountered by…

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Moon Landing – Apollo 11

On July 20, 2019 we will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the seminal, epic event of the first human beings to set foot on the surface of the moon – NASA’s Apollo 11 lunar mission of 1969. A space race that was finally won by America at the expense of their Russian adversaries. The 1969 moon landing was indeed a frenetic race between the two super-powers to see who…

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