Since launching in 2008 we've engaged with more than 50,000 students, nearly 6000 teachers and hundreds of industry professionals. We started in Leicester and now deliver all over the world thanks to our amazing team of Lead Educators and Project Scientists.

We continuously educate, inspire and collaborate. We are experts. We use the inspirational context of space to teach physics, chemistry, biology, maths and engineering.  We facilitate pathways into the space sector, and we want to work with you!

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An Award-Winning Team

National Space Academy team members from across the UK have won awards for education from organisations such as the Institute of Physics, the Royal Astronomical Society, the Teaching Awards Trust and the Royal Society.  

All of our Lead Educators are outstanding subject specialists with years of teaching experience. Our team also includes numerous Advanced Skills Teachers and a National Expert STEM teacher, working with world class scientists and engineers to bring cutting edge science to the classroom.

Take a look at our team to find out more.


 

Our Team in Action

  • Finding Pulsars: Radio Astronomy & Space science outreach in rural China

    Professor Anu Ojha in Guizhou Province in ChinaDirector Professor Anu Ojha was invited by the China National Space Administration (CNSA) to teach at the Tongzhou lower middle school in rural Guizhou province in China last month. The following blog is from Alasdair Hamilton, Head of Science and Innovation Team, at the British Embassy in Beijing. 

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  • Global paint supplier PPG announces further funding

    PPG Chemistry Education Project£40,000 will help schools across the UK to engage with Chemistry in the classroom using the context of space.

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  • Director Anu Ojha talks to New Scientist about his work, the future of space exploration and the next generation

    Image from ITCCC Space Summer SchoolThis article was originally published by New Scientist, titled "UK space academy boss Anu Ojha on what finding aliens might mean" (Magazine issue 3252 , published 19 October 2019)

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