Space Travel - Then & Now
Part of Space Exploration and Mars
Space travel has changed a lot over the years. In 1926, a man named Robert Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket into space. Since then, technology has changed a lot, but today, we still use rockets to launch into space!
Download our 100 Years of Spacecraft which show you a timeline of spacecraft development over the last 100 years.
Spacecraft is continually changing and adapting. Check out the links below to discover more history about the Space Race and how rockets work.
Would you like to build your own rocket? Why not watch the video below and follow our instructions (Fizzy Rocket Launch) to learn how.
If you like playing cards, then please try making your own Space First Trump Cards (PDF) from The National Space Centre.
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