Mission X comes to a close with a call from space25 March 2015
Mission X comes to a close with a call from space25 March 2015 On the very same day that Mission X’s mascot Astro Charlie reached the moon, ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti reached out to children from the International Space Station (ISS), her outpost in space. Hundreds of students aged 8 to 12 gathere...
Food From Spirulina experiment underway06 March 2015
Food From Spirulina experiment underway06 March 2015 Students aged 14-16 across ESA member states will initiate their ESA experiments this week which was inspired by the Micro-Ecological Life Support System Alternative programme (MELiSSA). “Food from Spirulina” is a biological experiment which dem...
ESA Summer Teachers Workshop 2015: apply now!26 February 2015
ESA Summer Teachers Workshop 2015: apply now!26 February 2015 This year ESA is organising another unique workshop dedicated to school teachers. The workshop will include an outstanding three-day programme, as well as a visit to one of ESA’s establishments. The deadline for application is Friday 3 April 2015.
Great success during the 2015 CanSat Teacher Workshop05 February 2015
Great success during the 2015 CanSat Teacher Workshop05 February 2015 The 2015 CanSat Teacher Workshop took place last week at ESA’s European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) in Noordwijk, the Netherlands.
‘History of the Universe’ resource for primary teachers & new Paxi animation released!21 January 2015 ESA Education is proud to release two new resources for primary school level. The first resource is a teacher guide with pupil activities for children aged 8-12 focusing on the History of the Universe. Through a series of linked activities, pupils wi...
Second Space Station Robot Challenge to launch13 January 2015
Second Space Station Robot Challenge to launch13 January 2015 A space robotics competition opens today for school students. The aim is to design a robot that can move cargo from one end of an International Space Station (ISS) mock-up to another.