Cunard Celebrates World Space Week


Cunard’s Queen Mary 2, will offer a special transatlantic crossing to coincide with International World Space Week in October 2017.

To celebrate this international event, Cunard has curated a bespoke voyage which will take guests on an exceptional journey across the Atlantic, featuring a range of space themed experiences including talks from renowned space exploration experts including: Dr Jeffrey Hoffman, NASA Astronaut, Scientist and former Shuttle Pilot; Charles Barclay from the Royal Astronomical Society; Stephen Attenborough, Commercial Director of Virgin Galactic; and Ken MacTaggart, NASA Historian

To enhance this unique at sea experience, Cunard is also offering Queen Mary 2’s guests a VIP pre-voyage tour of the Hayden Planetarium and the Rose Center for Space at the American Museum of Natural History followed by a VIP tour of the Intrepid Museum of Air, Sea and Space in New York.

Upon arrival into the UK, there is a tailor-made package available including a two-night stay and a tour of the Royal Observatory in Greenwich.


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