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.
Teachers participate in workshop at Harwell31 October 2013
Teachers participate in workshop at Harwell31 October 2013 On 25 October, 25 UK teachers were welcomed at Harwell (UK) for a workshop focusing on how satellite application activities can be used in the classroom. The ‘Teachers Masterclass’ took place in the Satellite Applications Catapult buildin...
Mission-X: jump for the Moon21 October 2013
Mission-X: jump for the Moon21 October 2013 Next year’s Mission-X: Train Like an Astronaut challenge is set to take off with the largest community of future space explorers ever. Thousands of students from nearly 25 countries are on their marks to start exercising like spacefarers.
New CanSat Competition Announced10 October 2013
New CanSat Competition Announced10 October 2013 Big dreams often start small. If you dream of sending a big mission into space, then the best place to start is with something the size of a drinks can. ESA’s Education Office, in collaboration with the Norwegian Centre for Space-related Educatio...
Students learn to observe the Earth at the Living Planet Symposium School Lab20 September 2013 Over 100 students and educators from the UK took part in a School Lab ran last week in Edinburgh, Scotland, as part of the Living Planet Symposium 2013. The Lab gave participants the opportunity to learn about the science and technology behind Earth O...