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National Space Academy

National Space Academy

The National Space Academy programme of student masterclasses, teacher CPD and careers events is delivered by a network of outstanding teachers and project scientists that use the context of space to teach physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, geography and applied science to GCSE, A-level and BTEC students and their teachers.

Its purpose is to materially enhance the size and quality of the UK science and engineering skills pool. Government, Industry and academia have all expressed concern about student progression onto both academic and vocational pathways in STEM areas and the impact this will have on future economic growth and prosperity.


 

Find out more about the National Space Academy on our dedicated site.

From our Blog:

Back in the beginning, when the National Space Centre was still covered in a film of building dust, a lovely chap joined the team to narrate a brand new fulldome planetarium show, that man was Richard Attenborough and this week his show returns to the dome to honour his memory.

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Space Now:

Future Newcastle. Image credit: Activision.Recently Activision asked for some insights into the future of space flight. Together we created a futuristic glimpse of some iconic UK cities to celebrate the release of their new video game, Destiny.

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Birthday Parties:

Celebrate your birthday at the National Space Centre with our fantastic birthday party packages!

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