• Astronaut


    Understand the physical and mental challenges involved in training to be a space explorer in our latest exhibition, Astronaut. Experience a rocket launch, investigate life on the Space Lab and discover why it’s so hard to eat, sleep and use the toilet in space.




Ever wanted to know what it takes to become an astronaut or how they manage everyday things, like using the toilet, in space? Well now you can find out in our newest exhibition, Astronaut!

Take on the physical and mental challenges in the astronaut training center, experience a rocket launch, explore life on the Space Lab and investigate how to do science in space. Can you work together to solve problems or accurately land a capsule? How would you eat or sleep in space?

Through hands-on and full-body displays, this revealing science exhibition investigates the reality of what it takes to be a space explorer. 26 exhibits relay the physical and psychological effects of living in microgravity on the human body and the technology used to complete a mission. If you have ever wondered what it’s like to live like an astronaut, this exhibition gives you the opportunity to find out.

Visitors will be captivated and surprised by this absorbing study into the importance of science in space and the future of space exploration.


Exhibits Include:

  • Houston we’ve had a problem
  • Earth View
  • G-Force
  • Glovebox
  • Heavy Hands
  • ISS Live
  • Physical Training-Grip
  • Physical Training-Height
  • Physical Training-Respiration
  • Physical Training-Shapes
  • Physical Training-Vision
  • Pick Your Team
  • Projectile Lander
  • Rocket Launch
  • Space Bag
  • Space Clothing
  • Space Garden
  • Space Life
  • Space Food
  • Space Reaction Timer
  • Team Astronaut
  • Space Testing
  • Space Toilet
  • Space Toys
  • Spot The Damage
  • Who Wants To Be An Astronaut?


4,300–6,500 sq ft

400–600 sq m



  • Imagine Exhibitions is a great company to work with when you are in the market to rent fun high quality exhibits. The staff is helpful and provides support through all paperwork and logistic issues. Marketing and educational materials provided by Imagine Exhibitions are a great resource when getting the word out about your new exhibit.

    Paul Spana, Exhibits Manager
    Space Center Houston
    Houston, TX
  • Our opening weekend for Astronaut was double our normal attendance. It’s getting a great response from visitors of all ages!

    Jeff Stanford, VP of Marketing
    Orlando Science Center
    Orlando, FL
  • The theme of Astronaut complemented our mission extremely well and was a wonderful companion experience to our Bryan-Gooding Planetarium. We even closed out the exhibition with a successful, space-themed mini-comic con!

    Amy L. Chamberlin, Director of Communications & Marketing
    Museum of Science & History
    Jacksonville, FL
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