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The Skeleton Coast

Discover the Namibian coastline that’s strewn with rusted ships and human bones…

Animal astronauts

Meet Laika – the first animal in orbit – and the other 9 space pioneering species that paved the way for human spaceflight.

Are you cut out for space travel?

People will soon be setting off for Mars. Do you think you’d make a fine space explorer/astronaut? Take the quiz to find out!

Mars prequel National Geographic

You can experience life on Mars

The Mars Show Home will be opening it’s doors on the 10th – 16th November, and will be offering visitors a glimpse into life on the red planet.

The evolution of submarines

Discover the nearly 400 hundred-year-old journey in the development of underwater vessels.

Buried in a bundle

Forget coffins, urns and sarcophagi, the ancient Peruvians had a very different way of burying their dead…