About ESERO Ireland


Check out our projects page for a range of national and European space challenges for primary and secondary students. These educational initiatives aim to help young people increase their literacy and competence in STEM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) while stimulating students’ creativity and critical thinking. Click here to find out more!

ESERO is an education project of the European Space Agency (ESA), co-funded by ESA and by national partners active in the fields of education and space. In Ireland, the national partner is Science Foundation Ireland.

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Space Sumo

Space Sumo – Two spacetrucks are in a Sumo-like ring and you must push the other one out by firing your thrusters. Demonstrates Newton’s laws of motion, balanced and unbalanced forces.

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Upcoming workshops for Teachers

ESA e-Technology Lab and Robotics Workshops
23-24 March 2020

Technology and robotics workshops for primary school teachers will take place 23-24 March 2020. Click here for more info and to apply before January 31st 2020.

Science Week CPD for Primary Teachers
October 16th, 23th, and 24th - 2019

Science Week CPD – Moons, Moons, Moons – Explore the science of our nearest celestial neighbour, The Moon, and learn about the other moons we know of!

Earth & Space Conference for Junior Cycle Science Teachers
Saturday October 12th 2019

ESERO Ireland in partnership with CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory and Junior Cycle for Teachers present the second “Teaching Earth and Space in the Junior Cycle” one day conference.

The latest news from ESERO & ESA

ESA selects teams for the 10th European CanSat Competition

January 17, 2020

The ESA Education team is delighted to announce that the following teams from Luxembourg, Canada and Hungary have been selected to participate in the 2020 European CanSat Competition:

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ESERO Ireland-Space Careers Roadshow at Waterford Institute of Technology

January 17, 2020
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On March 5th, for Engineers Week 2020, Waterford Institute of Technology will host an ESERO Ireland Space Careers Roadshow in conjunction with Science Foundation Ireland, and CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory.

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Applications now open for Alpbach Summer School 2020

January 16, 2020

The 44thedition of the Summer School Alpbach will be held from 14 to 23 July 2020, the topic of the 2020 edition is “ Comparative Plasma Physics in the Universe". University students and young graduates have until 31 March 2020 to apply.  

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