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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 - 08 Mar 2018

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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.

The Space Descent VR experience is suitable for ages 13+.

Book your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.

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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