A CELEBRATION of space exploration has taken place at a special Hereford exhibition.

More than 60 families enjoyed the four-day exhibition at The Kindle Centre, which celebrated more than 50 years of space exploration.

Visitors to the Space Watch expedition have included pupils from Brookfield, Clehonger, St Mary's High, St Martin's and Cathedral Junior schools.

The exhibition included a Magic Planet digital globe to display stunning visual graphics of the Earth.

Dr Paul Roche, from Cardiff University, also contributed to Space Watch with Whitecross High School students in Year 9 enjoying his talk on asteroid impacts with the Earth in a special science lesson.