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Look back – Ireland’s Astronauts of 1991

February 28, 2019
ESERO Ireland

Take a look back at one of our favourite Science Week 2018 events – Ireland’s Astronauts of 1991

In 1991, a woman and 3 men from Ireland were excelling in the astronaut selection process of the European Space Agency, paving the way for a whole new generation of Irish people to believe that we can be a part of human space exploration. But the story doesn’t end there, and its time to re-tell the story that’s been 27 years in the making.

Watch the video here

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ESA has teamed with LEGO for the FIRST® LEGO® League competition 2018

October 24, 2018
ESA

ESA has teamed up with LEGO to provide inspiration, support and expertise to the European teams participating in the FIRST® LEGO® League competition 2018, under the theme of Space.

 

 

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Explore the Moon and Earth’s climate with two new ESA school projects!

October 11, 2018
ESA

Meant for teams of school students guided by a teacher or educator, Moon Camp and Climate Detectives give young people the chance to run interdisciplinary projects and develop new skills, ranging from science and technology to teamwork and communication, like real space experts would do.

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Diary of a martian beekeeper

March 8, 2018
ESA

Irish engineer, scientist  and performer Dr. Niamh Shaw will be presenting her third science theatre show ‘Diary of a Martian Beekeeper’ at Smock Alley Theatre Dublin from March 13-16th. This show emerged from a collaboration between ESA and CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory in Cork, where she is their artist in residence, 

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The Citizen and Space

February 27, 2018
ESERO Ireland

Celebrating IT Tallaght’s 25th anniversary they are hosting a free event consisting of four short inspirational talks by and about ordinary people engaging space. This event will take place on the 28th February, 7.30 – 8.30pm in Theatre 025, Main Building, IT Tallaght, Belgard Road, Tallaght, D24.

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European CanSat Competition: Team Canny Potter from Ireland

July 5, 2017
ESERO Ireland

Huge congratulations to Team Canny Potter who represented Ireland at the European CanSat competition which ran from the 28th of June to the 2nd of July. To qualify team Canny Potter came through tough competition in both the regional and national competitions here in Ireland. This years CanSat European competition was held in Germany were 15 teams from around Europe, each qualifying from their respective countries, gathered to participate. Team Canny Potter finished 2nd behind Spain which is a huge achievement for the pupils from St. Columba’s College. Massive congratulations from all of us here in ESERO Ireland. For more information on the event please visit The 2017 European CanSat Competition Photo credit from ESA.

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