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Space Descent VR with Tim Peake

This incredible virtual reality mission puts you in the pilot’s seat of Tim Peake’s spacecraft to experience a truly incredible journey back to Earth.

17 Jan 2018 - 06 Mar 2018

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Adults, Families
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Great Hall

Retrace Tim Peake’s thrilling 400km journey back to Earth from the International Space Station, in an out-of-this-world virtual reality experience narrated by Tim Peake himself. State-of-the-art Samsung Gear VR gives a 360⁰ view inside the Soyuz TMA-19M capsule and puts you in the driving seat for a mission unlike any other.

Ages 13 and over only.

Book your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.

Please arrive five minutes before the published start time of your session. Tickets are non-refundable and any booked seats not taken by the start time will be released for rebooking.

Accessibility information

This experience will not be suitable for you if you suffer from any of the following conditions:

  • High blood pressure
  • Heart problems
  • Balance impairment or being prone to motion sickness
  • Seizures
  • Vertigo

Please speak to a member of staff if you have any questions about the above.

Supported by Samsung

Get up close to the real Soyuz TMA-19M capsule during your visit, thanks to a partnership between Science Museum Group and Samsung that has brought Tim Peake’s Spacecraft to York.

Find out more about the National Tour of Tim Peake’s Spacecraft here.

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