MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS: Astronaut Tim Peake's spacecraft and spacesuit land at Manchester's Museum of Science and Industry

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Release date: 9/3/2018

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Astrophysicist and TV presenter Danielle George MBE, a professor at the University of Manchester, is supporting the campaign and will be visiting schools as part of a VR experience which puts you in the pilot's seat of the Soyuz capsule.

She said: "I’m thrilled to be part of such an exciting exhibition. It’s crucial that children have access to these kinds of resources – it expands their education and interest in STEM subjects, and is key to defining the career choices that children go on to make.

"Samsung and the Science Museum Group will no doubt continue to inspire young people as they take the Soyuz spacecraft around the nation.”

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TitleAstronaut Tim Peake's spacecraft and spacesuit land at Manchester's Museum of Science and Industry
Media name/outletManchester Evening News
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date9/03/18
DescriptionAstrophysicist and TV presenter Danielle George MBE, a professor at the University of Manchester, is supporting the campaign and will be visiting schools as part of a VR experience which puts you in the pilot's seat of the Soyuz capsule.

She said: "I’m thrilled to be part of such an exciting exhibition. It’s crucial that children have access to these kinds of resources – it expands their education and interest in STEM subjects, and is key to defining the career choices that children go on to make.

"Samsung and the Science Museum Group will no doubt continue to inspire young people as they take the Soyuz spacecraft around the nation.”
URLhttps://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/whats-on/family-kids-news/tim-peake-manchester-capsule-spacesuit-14390757
PersonsDanielle George