How to be a space tourist...on terra firma

Rocket at teh Cite de l'espace in Toulouse

Keen to explore France’s long history of space exploration, intrepid Samantha David visits Cité de l’Espace in Toulouse

The ‘Cité de l’Espace in Toulouse is not just another theme park. It aims to provide real education about space exploration in a way that is accessible and interesting to everyone from children to space geeks.

The history of space exploration is described in detail, as are all the technical developments, and daily life in space. What is it really like spending Christmas Day on the ISS? Do they get Christmas dinner? (Yes, but if you hold your nose while you eat you’ll get an idea of how tasteless food is in space). How do you go to the ...

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