A Conversation for Leicester, England, UK


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I'm heading to U of Leicester later this year and this provided a really nice peek at the city. Thank you.


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I heard that it had a space museum as well...


Post 3


Not just 'a space museum', it is the National Space Centre. One of the reasons it was situated in Leicester was that Leicester University has been associated with many space development over many years.

A team at the National Space Centre was dismayed when the ill fated Beagle II mission lost contact. Many people still think it was caused by the on-board windows operating system was waiting for a user response to the message 'Descent starting - start landing program?'

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