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ESA Education presents ’Pixel your space’, a new resource for primary schools

April 16, 2015
ESA

A new classroom resource linking art, science and technology is now ready for teachers to download. 'Pixel your space' is a teacher's  guide with pupil activities for children aged 8 to 11 that explores the geometrical components of images in both science and art. 

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ESA Summer Teachers Workshop 2015: extended deadline for 26 April

April 03, 2015
ESA

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 Sunday 26th April 2015.

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Team selected for Drop Your Thesis! 2015

April 03, 2015
ESA

The university student team for Drop Your Thesis! 2015 has been selected. These students will now work with experts from across Europe to develop their experiment. When ready it will be conducted at the world-class Centre of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity (ZARM) in Bremen, Germany.

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University student experiments take to the skies

March 27, 2015
ESA

It was up, up and away for seven teams of university students last week when the REXUS 17 and 18 sounding rockets took to the sky. The teams’ experiments soared to the top of the Mesosphere, returning data that will now be analysed.

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Mission X comes to a close with a call from space

March 25, 2015
ESA

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 gathered in 3 locations on Earth for an inflight call with Samantha.  They connected with her from the Muse Science Museum in Trento, Italy;  ESA/ESAC with Universidad Politecnica de Madrid in Spain, and the Museum of Natural History in Vienna, Austria.

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University student experiments set to launch this week

March 17, 2015
ESA

Teams of university students are on the verge of seeing their experiments blast to the top of the Mesosphere. The REXUS 17 and 18 launch campaign started on 9 March 2015 with flights of the two sounding rockets expected this week.

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