Royal Observatory Greenwich

Thank you to all of you who came along to the 'Holiday to Space' event at the Royal Observatory Greenwich in the summer holidays. It was lovely to meet so many of you inspired by space, just like Nick.  Here, in his guest blog for the Royal Observatory, he talks of his early days looking up at the stars...

In the evening, my granny would bring me the short walk home and without fail, on a starry night, we’d stop and look up and together we’d sing 'Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star'.  I’m pretty sure that my life-long affinity with everything to do with space goes right back to those times. There we’d stand, awed by the magical blackness of a sky bedecked with countless stars. The wonderful, vastness of it all. Be amazed! It said. This is where you live!

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And finally the picture above is of Nick with our ticket competition winners, Thomas and Lexi Anderson with their Mummy,  Nicola.  Thank you for coming all the way from Norfolk! It was really great to meet you.  We hope you enjoyed your day =)