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A new telescope is going to be launched into space during 2019 to investigate the dark universe, it will be called Euclid and investigate dark matter and dark energy.

Scientists say dark matter and dark energy are everywhere in the Universe but they do not know very much about them.

Dark matter is the stuff that helps give galaxies their shape rather like scaffolding it holds up the shape of a galaxy.

Building, launching and operating Euclid will cost a massive 480 million pounds with about 80 million coming from the UK.

The UK will be in charge of the digital camera which will be one of the largest cameras of its kind to head into space.

For your very own encounter with outer space book a Canal Boat Holiday from Union Wharf in Market Harborough and visit the national space centre in Leicester.

Take an interactive journey through six stunning galleries, explore the Universe and experience space at the only visitor attraction solely dedicated to space.

For an out of the world experience take a ride on Nemesis at Alton Towers this ride reaches G forces greater than a space shuttle launch.

Cruise the four counties ring on your Canal Boat Holiday and you will will pass close to Alton Towers in Staffordshire.

From our marina at Anderton in Cheshire visit spaceport near Liverpool where you can take an inspirational journey through space.

Transport yourself on a startling and beautiful voyage through the universe and view the galaxy and solar system in Oasis in Space.

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Moored at the canalside

Freedom to choose

The beautiful canals of England and Wales wind their way through a variety of interesting and distinctive locations offering you the chance to stop off and investigate further at a mooring of your choice or to simply continue cruising onto the next destination.
The canal boat lounge,equipped with TV & DVD
Canal boat holidays,
the fastest way to slow down!