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                    One Small Step for Major Tim,
                    A Giant Leap Towards Mars


    Born here in Chichester, Major Tim Peake completed his secondary
    education at Chichester High School for Boys in 1990. Following a
    successful career as a British Army Air Corps officer and test pilot,
    Tim was selected as an ESA astronaut in 2009, and completed
    Astronaut Basic Training in November 2010.

    In 2012 he completed training and certification for spacewalks using
    both the Russian Orlan spacesuit and the US Extravehicular
    Mobility Unit.

    On 15th December 2015 Tim was launched into space to embark on
    his historic 186-day Principia mission aboard the International
    Space Station, the first Briton to go to the ISS! On 18th June
    2016 he landed safely back on Earth.

    What lies ahead for Major Tim? Was this a stepping stone for future
    manned missions to Mars?

    A spectacular look at life on the International Space Station and
    the future of space travel. Featuring stunning fulldome, immersive
    video sequences that surround you with breathtaking moving colour

    Come to the Planetarium to find out all about Tim’s epic adventure
    on board the ISS, and what lies beyond for the future of space travel.

Important Notice:
At the start of a Planetarium show, your eyes will take a few minutes to adapt to the dark. For this reason, latecomers cannot be admitted. To avoid this, please ensure that you arrive at least 15 minutes before the start time.

Admission Prices: £7.00 for adults, or £5.00 for children under 16.

PLEASE NOTE that we are unable to accept credit or debit cards at present.

This show is suitable for children age 6 and upwards.


As space in our star theatre is limited, visitors for the public presentations are strongly advised to book tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.

Tickets may be reserved by telephoning the Planetarium on 01243 774400, or the ticketline on 07818 297292.

If we are unable to deal with your telephone request for information immediately, please leave your name and telephone number and the nature of your enquiry and we shall call you back as soon as we can.

Tickets for the public presentations are also available, to personal callers only, from the Tourist Information Office in The Novium, Tower Street, Chichester.