ZONE 7. Space Exploration: The Struggle to Reach SpaceThe infinity of space beyond the heavens has always been an object of curiosity for mankind. Learn more about man’s struggle to reach space, life on a space station, and the variety of experiments conducted there. Also, discover some of the aerospace technologies that we use in our daily lives.
Space Exploration - The Struggle to Reach Space
Understand the general principles that govern space travel, including the velocity and force required for space shuttles and satellites to make a return trip to space. Find out more about the space centers run by different countries around the world.
The Race for Space
Learn the story of the competition between the Soviet Union and the United States to reach space, from the USSR’s Sputnik satellites and the first person to travel to outer space, Yuri Gagarin, to the Apollo programs of the US.
Evolution of Rocket Science
View Germany’s V-2 rocket model, Saturn V, and Ariane, and get a ringside view of the history of rocket development. Compare the rocket models next to the life-size human model to see how big they can actually be.
Satellites: Space Technology Put to Practical Use
Understand the types and roles of satellites, and learn more about the Sputnik satellites, which began the space era in right earnest.
ISS and the Future of Life in Space
Find out what experiments are part of the ISS (International Space Station), and understand what it is like to live there as an astronaut.
Big Players: South Korea and Asia
Through the exhibits inside the huge rocket model, find out more about Korea’s Naro satellite and the history of aerospace technology in South Korea.