posted 04-09-2004 03:35 PM
I thought I would mention the Starchaser Open Days for April. I know there are a few CS members who have attended past Open Days...for anyone interested here goes.....
Starchaser Industries, Manchester UK, are to have two Open Days this month.
The Open Days will be held on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th April 2004.
Hours of opening will be 10 a.m till 5 p.m.
Admission: Adults £3.00, Child £2.50,
Student £2.50 Family 2x2 £8.00, Club members FREE.
On show will be:
Courtesy of PPARC & NASA.
A display of Moon Rock/soil samples from the Apollo Lunar Landing Missions. (I understand at this stage all six landings are represented)
Autographs of the Apollo Astronauts who have walked on the Moon, and models also on display.
Nova 2 Capsule...returned from the USA.
Britains first manned capsule..achieved 2 successful drops in the USA., from 10,000 above the Red lake test area Arizona.
See the monster Nova/Starchaser 4 Rocket.
meet the team that built, and flew her.
Starchaser 2 has come home !!- After 5 years in the Manchester Museum of Science and industry...Starchaser 2 has been returned to its home at the factory.
See hardware that is putting Britain back into the space race.
Meet Steve Bennett and the rest of the team.
Presentations and film shows throughtout the day.
Official memorabilia and souvenirs available.
Rocket models kits, pens, posters, clothing etc.
For the children:
Launch your own paper rockets..
Information on Open Days, and footage of the Nova drop tests can be seen at