We are thrilled to share the exciting highlights from our recent event, To the Moon and Back-Building the Orion, held as part of the National Science and Media Museum’s Bradford Science Festival. Our mission was to inspire and educate families and space enthusiasts about the wonders of space. In this blog post, we will delve into the details of our event, the goals we set, the incredible outreach we achieved, and how you can stay connected for future adventures.

Engaging Activities for All: Our event featured a range of captivating activities designed to engage visitors of all ages. From thought-provoking talks to hands-on workshops, we aimed to ignite the spark of curiosity within each participant. One of the highlights was the replica of the renowned spacecraft Orion, which took center stage. Our knowledgeable team provided fascinating insights into the spacecraft’s significance and the advancements it has brought to space exploration.

Orion replica picture
Event to the moon and back

Fun with Origami: At our workshop, families and children of all ages had a blast creating their very own mini versions of Orion through the ancient art of origami. Witnessing the enthusiasm and creativity of the participants was truly rewarding. Each folded paper spacecraft became a cherished memento for them to take home.

Celebrating Our Reach: We are overjoyed to announce that we reached over 15,583 people during the weekend! We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all the attendees, sponsors, and partners who made this achievement possible.

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Our event, To the Moon and Back-Building the Orion, at the Bradford Science Festival was a resounding success. We are immensely grateful for the support and enthusiasm we received from the community, sponsors, and partners: The National Science and Media Museum, Space Hub Yorkshire, Yorkshire Space Centre, UK Space Agency, Department for Science, Innovation and Technology, and Bradford Council. The event allowed us to share our passion for space and science with thousands of individuals and ignite the spark of curiosity within them.