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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.

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The Orionid meteor shower, a trail of debris left in space by Halley's Comet, will light up the night sky tonight and tomorrow.

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Space Now:

Philae lander as it descends to the surface of comet 67P as taken by the Rosetta orbiter. Image credit: ESA.Ever wondered if it would be possible to land gently on a comet? As of Wednesday 12 November we have managed to prove that we can as the Philae lander made contact with the surface of its target comet!

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Birthday Parties:

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

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