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423 Teams selected for phase 2 of Astro Pi Mission Space Lab 2019/2020!

November 15, 2019
ESA

ESA Education and the Raspberry Pi Foundation congratulate all the entries of this year’s European Astro Pi Challenge: Mission Space Lab for their outstanding proposals. This has been another record-breaking year with Phase 1 receiving a grand total of 545 entries from 23 countries! The 423 selected teams will now have a chance to write computer code for the scientific experiments they want to send up to Astro Pi Ed or Astro Pi Izzy to run aboard the International Space Station!

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Top CanSat 2019 final reports

November 14, 2019
ESA

ESA Education is pleased to announce the top four final reports submitted by student teams after they competed in the 2019 European CanSat Competition. The final launch campaign was hosted by Sierrafox in Bologna, Italy in the final week of June.

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ESA-Sponsored Students attended the IAC 2019

November 14, 2019
ESA

One of ESA Education’s most prestigious annual conference sponsorships was recently awarded to 10 university students to attend the 70th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), which ran from 21 October – 25 October in Washington, D.C. 

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Student applications now open for ESA Academy’s Space Systems Engineering Training Course 2020

November 12, 2019
ESA

Space systems engineering is a crucial discipline within the space sector, and a keen understanding of what it is and how it is applied is key in defining the success of any space mission, from a student-built CubeSat to a commercial communications satellite.

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New opportunity to participate in ESA Academy’s concurrent engineering workshop

November 05, 2019
ESA

ESA’s Education Office is looking for 30 talented and motivated university students with an engineering or physics background from ESA Member States, Canada and Slovenia to take part in the upcoming Concurrent Engineering Workshop set to take place between 14 to 17 January 2020. 

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SFI DPSM Awards – registration open

October 3, 2019
ESERO Ireland

Registration is now open for Science Foundation Ireland’s Discover Science & Maths Awards. Click here to register your school.

Each year  incredible science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) work is happening in schools like yours all over the country. Last year SFI presented 620 schools with SFI Discover Science & Maths (DPSM) Awards and hope even more schools will apply for the recognition they deserve in 2019/2020. Schools say that, as well as recognition, the Award brings a range of benefits; it provides a structure for STEM work, raises the profile of science in the school and among parents and increases whole school collaboration.

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