ESA Summer Workshop for Teachers 201403 March 2014
ESA Summer Workshop for Teachers 201403 March 2014 This year ESA is once again organising a summer workshop for secondary school teachers of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related subjects. The workshop will be held at ESA’s European Space Research and Technology Centre...
Students investigate Saturn’s secrets in Cassini competition03 March 2014 The Cassini-Huygens mission has made important and exciting discoveries, often accompanied by amazing images, since arriving at the Saturnian system a decade ago. The scientific targets of Cassini – the planet, its moons and rings - are the inspiratio...
Space droids battle to save Earth from comet21 January 2014
Space droids battle to save Earth from comet21 January 2014 A comet heading towards Earth threatens humanity’s existence – that was the virtual scenario of this year’s Zero Robotics tournament. Secondary-school students from across Europe controlled miniature satellites on the International Space Station in a...
ESA entrants for 2014 CanSat competition selected16 December 2013
ESA entrants for 2014 CanSat competition selected16 December 2013 Last October, ESA’s Education Office, in collaboration with the Norwegian Centre for Space-related Education (NAROM), invited high school students to enter the 2014 European CanSat Competition.
More National CanSat Competitions Than Ever28 November 2013
More National CanSat Competitions Than Ever28 November 2013 Across Europe, more student teams than ever before are drawing up their plans for launching CanSats. These tiny ‘satellites’ fit into a drinks can yet perform a scientific ‘mission’ when launched from a small rocket.
Space Marries Education in the German-Speaking Schools of Belgium05 November 2013 A new series of initiatives aimed at bringing space themes into the classroom and eventually helping students to develop passion and competences in science and technology is launched today in the German-speaking community of Belgium.