Training Tim for Astro Academy
- Published on Tuesday, 27 October 2015
Tim Peake has now been fully trained on the Astro Academy.
On October 15 2015, Anu Ohja, Director of the National Space Academy, and Andy McMurray, Head of Teaching and Learning, travelled out to the European Astronaut Centre (EAC) to train and brief UK European Space Agency Astronaut Tim Peake on the Astro Academy.
Space Education Quality Mark for Ysgol Glan Clwyd
- Published on Friday, 16 October 2015
The National Space Academy is pleased to announce that the Welsh school Ysgol Glan Clwyd has been awarded a 'Silver' Space Education Quality Mark.
Astro Academy: Principia lectures
- Published on Thursday, 01 October 2015
The National Space Academy would like to invite you to lectures two and three of a 3-part series promoting the Astro Academy. Spaces are still available for tonight's lecture (01 October 2015): Standing on the Shoulder of Giants, as well as the public talk (06 October 2015) entitled: Space- so what?
Astro Academy: Principia kit arrives at International Space Station
- Published on Friday, 04 September 2015
A kit of experiments which will be used to teach fundamental physics and chemistry to students worldwide has arrived this morning (Friday 5th September) at the International Space Station (ISS) for British ESA astronaut Tim Peake to work with during his 6-month mission in space.
Two Big Bangs for the National Space Academy
- Published on Tuesday, 25 August 2015
For the third year running the National Space Academy was invited back to the University of Exeter for the regional South West Big Bang Fair.
Red Arrows and the National Space Academy
- Published on Friday, 14 August 2015
Each week in August the National Space Academy is showcasing the programmes and activities of its UK wide team, looking at successes from the spring and summer terms.
Aviation and space are both excellent examples of STEM in action, with common teachable themes which run through all aspects of the curriculum. This is why the National Space Academy was delighted to support a STEM event held at RAF Scampton – home of world famous RAF aerobatic display team The Red Arrows.
Summer Celebration and ESA Summer Teacher Conference 2015
- Published on Monday, 10 August 2015
For the National Space Academy; the summer term is one of the busiest times with programmes and activities going on around the country. August is a time for the team to sit back and reflect on the successes of the year and to catch our breath before next the new term begins. Each week in August the National Space Academy will post a new news article about a project or activity the team has been involved in.
Congratulations to Chris Carr
- Published on Monday, 06 July 2015
The National Space Academy is extremely pleased to announce that Chris Carr, Lead Educator and biology teacher at the John Leggott College in Scunthorpe, has been awarded the level of National Expert STEM Teacher.