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Designing space missions to enrich quantum physics research at Alpbach Summer School

July 30, 2015
ESA

Sixty European science and engineering students from 19 of ESA’s 22 Member States recently attended the 2015 Alpbach Summer School, held in the beautiful Austrian Tyrol. This year’s meeting, held from 14 to 23 July, focused on quantum and fundamental physics in space.

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ESA Teachers Workshop

July 30, 2015
ESA

ESA/GTTP teacher training workshop 2015 - Apply now

July 29, 2015
ESA

ESA is once again organising a training workshop for science teachers in association with the Galileo Teacher Training Programme (GTTP). The sixth in a series of training workshops, the ESA/GTTP Teacher Training Workshop will be held at the European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, between 23 and 27 November, 2015. The deadline for receipt of applications is 09:00 CEST on 21 September 2015.

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Irish Primary Teachers Prepare for Space

July 21, 2015
ESA

For the first time this year, the European Space Agency (ESA), opened up its annual Summer Teacher Workshop to primary school teachers. The Workshop was promoted in Ireland through ESERO (European Space Education Resource Office) Ireland and applications were welcomed from across the 22 ESA member states. Seven of the 50 (approx) places available on this pilot programme were secured by Irish primary school teachers from Dublin, Cork, Mayo, Tipperary and Waterford.

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Inspiring European teachers to bring space in the classroom

July 15, 2015
ESA

From 8 to 10 July, more than 100 primary and secondary school teachers from 18 ESA Member States took part in the ESA Summer Teachers Workshop at ESA’s Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, where they learned how to use space as a context to teach STEM subjects in their classrooms.

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Student satellite wins green light for Station deployment

July 14, 2015
ESA

Following more than a year of intense effort channelled into a 10 cm box, the first of ESA’s student satellites to be released from the International Space Station has been accepted for launch.

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