Tim Peake to continue Principia success with spacewalk
- Published on Thursday, 14 January 2016
Tim Peake launches for Principia mission
- Published on Tuesday, 15 December 2015
After over six years of training, UK European Space Agency Astronaut Tim Peake has today lifted off from Baikonur in Kazakhstan. His mission marks a giant leap in the inclusion of the UK in ESA's human spaceflight programme, since the UK first started contributing to the programme in 2012.
STEM Launch Day at Baysgarth
- Published on Monday, 14 December 2015
Hosted by lead educator Chris Carr, the gifted and talented year 10 students (plus some equally talented year 9 students) were treated to a Space Science Masterclass delivered by the National Space Academy Physics Teacher Sophie Allan.
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.