The ESERO Space Goes To School program brings real Space Industry professionals to your classroom via videoconference, for FREE! Your students will have a chance to learn from these experts and to engage with them.
Our Space Week program registration is now open. These talks are designed to show students how varied the paths that lead to a STEM career in Space can be, and to assure them that they too can have an amazing career in this industry.
Speakers are available to book for 30 minute online slots allowing for student Q&A time. Please note – as these connections will take place online you will need a strong WiFi connection. This programme is extremely popular and spaces fill up fast. To avoid disappointment and to be in with the best possible chance of securing a speaker for your class, we highly recommend you book early when programmes are announced.
Aoife Murphy is graduating this year from Technological University Dublin, formerly Dublin Institute of Technology, with a BE (Hons) focused in Mechanical Engineering. In 2018, she took part in ESA Academy’s Ladybird Guide to Spacecraft Operations Training Course in ESEC-Galaxia in Belgium. This summer, she took part in the first ever online Interactive Space Program (ISP) with the International Space University. She has also been recently accepted onto the Space Studies Program with the International Space University. Aoife would like to share how she became passionate about space, her journey so far, her experience with the ESA course and the International Space University, as well as how she intends to continue pursuing a career in the space sector.
A Limerick born engineer looking to make his way into the space sector. Evan received bachelors degree in Aeronautical Engineering at the University of Limerick. As the space sector is limited in Ireland I ventured abroad to do a Masters in Space Studies at the International Space University in Strasbourg, France. Evan will be joining you from Strasbourg and will tell you all about his journey through space academia so far, and how you can do so too!
Heidi is a PhD Astronomy student at Open University studying binary stars. Her research is focused in astronomy, astrophysics, stellar formation and evolution.
Heidi has access to and works with telescopes like Super WASP, Faulkes Telescope, ASAS-SN, South African Astronomical Observatory.
Juan has worked in space programmes at the European Space Agency (ESA) for 27 years. He has recently retired from ESA but remains passionate about space and likes talking about its contributions to society. He enjoys explaining space and the underlying Physics to young students and interested public. Juan is Spanish, has a Masters in Industrial Engineering by the Polytechnical University of Barcelona and has worked in Germany and The Netherlands. His wife Gabrielle is Irish and they spend now a lot of time in Co. Louth.
Find our more about Juan in his profile on our Space Career Profiles page
In addition to being a Radio Presenter and DJ for the radio station Midlands 103, Seanie is a well-known amateur astronomer and has been an astronomy lecturer for many years. With the 50th anniversary of the moon landing just around the corner, Seanie will be discussing what it was really like for the astronauts on their journey to the moon. He will also go into detail about how they got there including a discussion of the Saturn V Rocket itself using his very own scale model of the rocket!