Out of this world - all the cool bits about space

  • 10:00 am — 4:00 pm on Saturday 15 December 2012

Out of this world event

Royal Society Young People's Book Prize 2012 Shortlist event by Clive Gifford


We apologise for the short notice and any incovenience caused.

Event details

Out of this world tells children all the cool bits about space, illustrated with quirky cartoons. This book is filled with exciting facts all about space, from the planets of our solar system to the constellations of the stars and what it's really like to be an astronaut. Clive will be at the National Space Centre for the day to answer questions, talk about his book and sign copies. If you're a budding rocket scientist this is an event not to miss.

Attending this event

This event is free to attend once you have paid for admission to the National Space Centre. You can find out more about opening times and prices on the National Space Centre website.

Enquiries: Contact the events team

The Royal Society Young People's Book Prize celebrates the best books that communicate science to young people.


Out of this world - all the cool bits about space

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