Euro Space Center
Euro Space Center is an educational tourist attraction located in Transinne
Libin is a Walloon municipality of Belgium located in the province of Luxembourg.On 1 January 2007 the municipality, which covers 139.72 km², had 4,655 inhabitants, giving a population density of 33.3 inhabitants per km²....

, Belgium
Belgium , officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a federal state in Western Europe. It is a founding member of the European Union and hosts the EU's headquarters, and those of several other major international organisations such as NATO.Belgium is also a member of, or affiliated to, many...

, near Redu
Redu is a village in the municipality of Libin, in Luxembourg province, Belgium. The village is twinned with Hay-on-Wye in the United Kingdom and it is one of the very first book towns....

, devoted to space and astronautics. The centre includes simulators of space flight and micro-gravity. It is the home of the only full-scale mock-up of the US Space Shuttle
Space Shuttle
The Space Shuttle was a manned orbital rocket and spacecraft system operated by NASA on 135 missions from 1981 to 2011. The system combined rocket launch, orbital spacecraft, and re-entry spaceplane with modular add-ons...

 existing in Europe
Europe is, by convention, one of the world's seven continents. Comprising the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia, Europe is generally 'divided' from Asia to its east by the watershed divides of the Ural and Caucasus Mountains, the Ural River, the Caspian and Black Seas, and the waterways connecting...


See also

  • Belgian Federal Science Policy Office (BELSPO)
  • Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy
    Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy
    The Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy is a Belgian federal scientific research institute...

  • European Space Agency
    European Space Agency
    The European Space Agency , established in 1975, is an intergovernmental organisation dedicated to the exploration of space, currently with 18 member states...

  • Space Center
    Space center
    A space center is a place dedicated to space activity. It may be in public or private ownership.These activities may concern:* Research* Manufacturing of major parts of space vehicles* Launch of space vehicles* in orbit control of space vehicles...

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