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

  • Director of the National Space Academy talks Global Space Education at Space Day of China 2019

    Anu Ojha at National Space Academy 10 year celebrationProf Anu Ojha OBE, Director of the National Space Academy, has been invited to lead a number of talks and sessions at the China Space Conference, part of Space Day of China 2019 from the 24th – 26th April.

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  • Apply for a funded Physics masterclass for your school - thanks to the Ogden Trust

    Highgate School Physics MasterclassWe have a number of school places left on our Ogden Trust funded physics masterclasses. 

    These one day Physics masterclasses for 14 - 19 year olds are almost entirely funded for schools in England with at least 13% of students registered for free school meals. 

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  • Professor Anu Ojha OBE, Director of the National Space Academy, will talk at the UAE Global Space Congress

    Anu at 10 year celebrations

    Prof Anu Ojha OBE was invited to speak at the Global Space Congress by Dr Mohammed Al Ahbabi, Director General of the United Arab Emirates Space Agency. The Global Space Congress runs from 19th – 21st March and is hosted by the UAE Space Agency in Abu Dhabi. It is a strategic gathering of global space industry leaders.

    Promoting the worldwide industry of space, the Congress will bring together over 600 key space agencies, commercial space businesses, academics and space service users.