180 Rainbows, Brownies, Girlguides and Rangers had a cosmic sleepover at the National Space Centre in Leicester this spring, combining the musem and planetarium shows with exploding rockets and space-themed cakes.
The RAS has developed a space interest badge for Girlguiding, as part of the RAS 200 projects to develop innovative outreach to celebrate the Society’s bicentenary in 2020. This trip, for girls aged 5–18 from Girlguiding Ribble Valley, drew together space with other themes such as women in STEM.
Betty, age 9, from St James Brownies said: “It was amazing, I’ve never been on a trip like it. The planetarium activities were fascinating and I learnt so much.”
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