Watch a live Education Inflight Call with ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet on 24 January 19 January 2017 On Tuesday 24 January, teachers and students from Ireland, Romania, and Portugal will be connected by video connection with ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet, currently living and working on the International Space Station (ISS). A livestream of the event...
2017 ESA’s Summer and Autumn workshops for teachers : Save the dates!17 January 2017 ESA is organising its 8th Summer Teachers' Workshop in the Netherlands, from 11 to 14 July 2017 and the 3rd Autumn Teachers' Workshop from 5 to 8 October 2017.
European Astro Pi Challenge: Phase 2 update13 January 2017
European Astro Pi Challenge: Phase 2 update13 January 2017 On 25 November 2016, ESA Astronaut Thomas Pesquet kicked off Phase 2 of the European Astro Pi Challenge by assigning a primary and a secondary mission to the selected teams. It’s now time for an update!
Be a ‘Cassini Scientist for a Day’ – 2016/2017 competition is open09 December 2016 The 'Cassini Scientist for a Day' competition returns for a 2016/2017 edition. The competition is designed to give the participants a taste of life as a space scientist. Students are invited to submit a 500-word essay explaining their choice of one of...
Phase 2 of the European Astro Pi challenge begins!25 November 2016
Phase 2 of the European Astro Pi challenge begins!25 November 2016 ESA and its partners are happy to announce that more than 350 teams have been selected for the 2017 European Astro Pi challenge! These teams will now have the chance to compete to send their computer codes to the International Space Station (ISS).
ESA Astronaut Tim Peake becomes honorary first STEM Ambassador07 November 2016
ESA Astronaut Tim Peake becomes honorary first STEM Ambassador07 November 2016 In recognition of Tim Peake’s outstanding contribution to raising the profile of STEM subjects amongst young people in the United Kingdom, the STEM Ambassadors Programme has named Tim the UK’s first Honorary STEM Ambassador.