Hope and I popped up to London today.
We'd booked tickets for
at the Science Museum.
Wow, this was so interesting.
It follows the Russian Space Programme
and Space Race with the USA,
from the earliest dreams of interested groups
through to manned space missions. There were
lots of artefacts to see, equipment, artwork
and information about the people involved.
We were amazed at the bravery of these people
being launched into space in very basic
spacecraft and technology.
I had to speed up to get past the area
dedicated to Laika, the Russian dog who was
sent to space as part of an early
Sadly it was a one way trip for her.
I REALLY liked the artwork and there were several
posters commemorating the heroism of the people
who contributed to the space programme.
I really enjoyed this exhibition and learned a lot about
this period of history - especially as some of the
information has been released by Russia in more
We then went along to the next building -
because we wanted to go the
Well, this was jaw droppingly good.
Such fantastic images of the natural world.
I'd love to show you some of them but I've got
to be respect copyright.
There are some on Google images...
Finally, we visited the Dinosaurs -
well it would be rude not to, right?
This permanent exhibition never fails to impress me
with the fossils brought to life with models and
We just had to take a selfie with our
T-Rex friend - afterall, he can't take one himself
because his arms are too short!
He's blurred because he was moving,
I think he was hungry and we were dinner!!