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Space Descent VR with Tim Peake

This incredible virtual reality mission puts you in the pilot’s seat of Tim Peake’s spacecraft to experience a truly incredible journey back to Earth.


Tim Peake is your guide in this out-of-this-world virtual reality experience, which retraces the astronaut’s thrilling 400km journey back to Earth from the International Space Station. Using the latest state-of-the-art Samsung Gear VR technology, you’ll get a 360⁰ look inside the Soyuz TMA-19M capsule and experience the thrill of retracing Tim’s journey as you land safely back on Earth.

The Space Descent VR experience is narrated by Tim Peake and suitable for ages 13+.

The museum will open at 13.00pm on 22 November for the launch of this exhibition.

Please note spaces are limited and restrictions may apply. Tickets are not pre-bookable and must be bought on the day of your visit.

This experience will not be suitable for you if you suffer from any of the following conditions:

  • High blood pressure
  • Heart problems
  • Balance impairment or being prone to motion sickness
  • Seizures
  • Vertigo

Please speak to a member of staff if you have any questions about the above.