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Fun and education for kids and families with Expedition: Home

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ESA Education is launching Expedition: Home, a one-stop website for kids and parents to do fun space-based activities and keep learning while at home.

The minisite features plenty of activities for three age ranges: 3-6, 6-12 and 12-18 years old. 

With Expedition: Home, you and your family will be able to:

  • Try our special selection of hands-on space activities: Build, Experiment, Move, Watch, Draw & Colour, Program, and Explore
  • Have fun with Paxi, our alien mascot, with interactive media and mini-lessons for the younger explorers 
  • Meet an ESA expert each week and learn about their fascinating work
  • Participate in the special home edition of our school projects, running from 12 May to 4 September
    • Moon Camp @ home
      Create a 3D model of a lunar base where astronauts can live and explore 
    • Climate detectives @ home
      Monitor our planet from home and investigate climate using a satellite image 
    • CADSat @ home
      Plan a scientific mission and 3D design your very own mini satellite which has to fit the size of a soda can 
  • Participate in our Weekly Space Challenges, running from 12 May to 4 September:
    • #SpaceCodingChallenge
      We need your coding skills to program a game and help Paxi accomplish his space missions! 
    • #TrainLikeAnAstronaut challenge
      It’s time to get up, move our bodies, and train like an astronaut! Complete physical activities to practice your agility, endurance, coordination, and strength
Children looking up in the sky
Children looking up in the sky

Follow ESA Education on Facebook and Twitter for regular updates on challenges, @home projects and featured activities. Share your experience with us using the #ExpeditionHome hashtag! 

We wish all space explorers a safe, engaging and successful space expedition at home!