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Conferences & Spaces at the

Conferences & Spaces at the
National Space Centre

The award winning National Space Centre is a unique conference venue, with a diverse range of spaces and facilities that you would expect from a world class venue.

Modern and versatile, the Shuttle Suite conference rooms are available for both daytime and evening hire and are suitable for small meetings and large conferences.

The centre is also available for exclusive hire on selected dates, where the galleries can make an inspirational breakout location, with the Planetarium becoming your main presentation room.

Contact our Conference team to arrange a visit


Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium

With seating for up to 192 people, the Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium is the UK’s largest Planetarium.

Take your delegates to the edge of the universe and back with one of our amazing award-winning shows.


Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium
Boosters Rocket
The Hub
Soyuz Lounge

Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium

With seating for up to 192 people, it is available to hire for breakfast meetings, evening events and, on selected days, as a lecture theatre.

Work with our in-house creative team to design your own customised presentation.

Capacity: 192

Rocket Tower

As you approach the National Space Centre from any route into the City you will catch glimpses of the 42 metre high Rocket Tower.

The iconic Rocket Tower is the perfect venue for your conference or event.

Capacity: 300

The Hub

Looking for an evening venue for a special dinner, reception, product launch or party? The Hub of our interactive galleries can provide a unique and imaginative setting!

You can hire the entire Centre, or mix and match anything in-between.

Capacity: 500

Soyuz Lounge

Your guests can enjoy the newly renovated Soyuz Lounge and Boosters cafe.

Enjoy a fresh coffee underneath the Soyuz and Gemini spacecraft, the perfect spot for a meeting or networking event

Capacity: 300

Shuttle Suites

The Suite can be subdivided into four rooms (Columbia, Discovery, Endeavour and Atlantis), making it a comfortable and flexible space for 5 to 200 delegates.

The Shuttle Suite conference rooms are available for both daytime and evening hire and are suitable for small meetings and large conferences.

Capacity: 200


The National Space Centre offers exciting team-building packages, focusing on the exciting challenges of living and working in space.

From fast and furious mini-games to full day missions in our Challenger Centre, your delegates will love our fun and engaging team-building packages.

Capacity: 32

See below tables for full area breakdowns.

Day Hire Capacities

 TheatreClassroomCabaretBoardroomU-ShapeRoundsExhibition SpaceCeiling Height
Shuttle Suite200*40120**4230120**23.25m x 11.8m2.6m
Endeavour Room300202018205.7m x 11.8m2.6m
Atlantis Room5018202020205.7m x 11.8m2.6m
Discovery Room7024302827307.1m x 11.8m2.6m
Columbia Room300201612205.7m x 11.8m2.6m
Rocket Tower1000000100Yes
Challenger - Team Building Centre8 - 32 people
Team building workshops10 -120

Entire Centre – Exhibitions, Conferences, Open days, Workshops, Recruitment days. Capacities determined per bespoke requirements, available on request.

Evening Hire Capacities

Rocket Tower3001000
The Soyuz Lounge30000
Hub of the galleries500300350
Entire Centre5003000

* Stand up buffet only – lunch served in the Rocket Tower
** 10 per table – lunch served in the Rocket Tower

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Delicious Catering

We have a range of menus to suit all packages.

Contact our experienced events team to see our catering options.

200 capacity conference room
300 capacity private dining
Free Wifi available
Free onsite car parking
Evening bar available
In-house technical team available
In-house catering team available