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CubeSats competition winners

May 27, 2016
ESA

The challenge for the worldwide radio amateur community to start listening out for three new orbiting CubeSats was set on 21 April. ESA’s Education Office published the transmission frequencies of the student-built satellites that were about to be launched as part of the Fly Your Satellite! Programme, and invited the radio amateur community to listen out for them.

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Belgian schools are awarded for the second time ‘Sciences at School’ label

May 20, 2016
ESA

Yesterday 21 primary school and 5 secondary Belgian school projects were awarded the official ‘Sciences à l’école’ (Sciences at School) label – an ESA initiative in collaboration with the Ministry of Education of the French-speaking community of Belgium.

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Transit of Mercury schools challenge

May 04, 2016
ESA

ESA invites European schools to join together to observe the transit of Mercury taking place on Monday 9 May 2016. Schools are challenged to observe the transit and to recreate the measurements made by astronomers around 300 years ago in order to calculate the distance between the Earth and the Sun.

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Space Education International Workshop

April 30, 2016
ESA

Every year, the European Space Agency (ESA) organises a training workshop for teachers in association with the Galileo Teacher Training Program (GTTP). In 2016, the event joins forces with the European Project, Space Awareness, for a five day workshop in space and education. The event will be held in Leiden, the Netherlands, from 18 to 22 October 2016.

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Apply now for the ESA Academy Gravity-Related Research Summer School

April 29, 2016
ESA

University students who are studying science or engineering  are invited to apply for places at the ESA/ELGRA Gravity-Related  Research Summer School which will be held from Monday 27 June to Friday 1 July 2016. 

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Fly Your Satellite! CubeSats phoned home

April 26, 2016
ESA

All three satellites of ESA’s Education Office Fly Your Satellite! programme have established their first contact with the ground. 

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