Conquest of Space

This free area dedicated to space exploration at the Air and Space museum Paris Le Bourget relates the passionate history of space adventurers and technologies that allowed them to write the history of space flight.

What to see in the conquest of space hall ?

Models of rockets, satellites and spacecraft (Spoutnik, Voyager and an authentic Soyouz spaceship), including a large choice of audiovisual clips, allowing us to better understand the history and stakes involved on the conquest of space in a hall covering 2,500 m2. Large-scale animated presentations show the trajectory of the space rocket Ariane 5 and mission Apollo 11. Discover the big names in the conquest of space : the father of modern astronautics Constantin Tsiolkovski, the astronaut Jean-Loup Chrétien, etc.

What else to see at the Air and Space Museum

  • 2 S3 missiles
  • Space probe and satellite models : Spoutnik 1, Vostok 1, Lunokhod 1, SPOT-1, Arabsat, Molnyia 1A...
  • Different equipment: the capsule of the spaceship Soyouz T-6, the engine of the missile V2, a Mephisto space oven (scientific experiments onboard the space shuttle), and Russian space suits...
  • Space rocket models Ariane 1 and 5 on the tarmac
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