Education

Odyssey Newsletter July 2022

 

Space Science Environmental & Engineering Foundation

Introducing the brand new monthly newsletter from the Space Science Environmental & Engineering Foundation.

WHO ARE WE?

Space Science & Environment Foundation

Introducing the Space Science Environmental & Engineering Foundation. Read More

The SSEF programes
SSEF programmes
UK Space Design Challenge

The UK Space Design Competition is a multidisciplinary space-themed competition designed to be a simulation of life in industry! It offers winning students the chance to go to the ISSDC at NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre! Read More

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Environmental Design Challenge
Introducing the NEW Environmental Design Challenge

Is your school considered about the environment and climate change?

We are looking for schools to get involved in this new environmental challenge. Read More

Global Space Design Challenge

The Global Space Design Competition Residential Summer Camp 2022, 9th – 20th July, Imperial College London

Plus the 4 day online Space Design Challenge 15th-18th July 2022

Read More

Global Space Design Challenge
Galactic Challenge

Galactic Challenges are one-day events for students in Years 5-9. Read More

 

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ECO MEET
ECO MEET

The junior environmental design challenge for 9-14 year olds. Read more

COMPETITION TIME

 

Coming Soon!

A NEW Space Competition is on it’s way for Years 2 – 5 !!! We need a name!

We invite you to suggest a name for the NEW third competition in the SSEF repertoire. Read More.

Competition time
Newsletter

Name our newsletter & Win XXXX!!!

We are looking for a name for our news letter. Read More

UP COMING EVENTS

SSEF Events

NEWS

We look at the latest space news from around the world.

Comet Chaser Mission Moves from blue print to reality

A new European Space Agency science mission, proposed by the UK, to 3D-map a comet for the first time has reached a major milestone. Read More

CIRCE space weather suite announced for first UK satellite launch

Dstl’s miniaturised space weather instrumentation suite will be aboard Virgin Orbit which is aiming to launch from Spaceport Cornwall later in 2022.Read More

Global Space Design Challenge
Scotland leading Britain’s space race as new Orbex space rocket unveiled

Orbex unveils the first full-scale prototype of a space rocket at a dedicated testing launch pad at Kinloss. Read More

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

 

A reporter has a Q&A with Alison Ahearn, a judge for the UKSDC. Read More

Alison Ahearn

FEATURE

What will we eat on Mars?

Astronauts on the International Space Station have been conducting experiments to grow food in space. Christina Johnson, tells us how. Read More

COOL SCHOOLS

 

Bede School, Bournemouth

We take a look at Bede school taking part in the Galactic Challenge in an astrophysical way. Read More

Bede School

STUDENT STORIES

Coming from the Galactic Challenge to the UKSDC – My Experience by Eva Fishman. Read More

Eva Fishman

#SPACE ON SOCIAL

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Connect with an astronaut & more!

Did you know there are space related educational resources available in the UK? From connecting with an astronaut, contacting a space station to even borrowing the moon!!! Find Out Here

Kayla Barron washing hair in space
 

A Day in the Life of an Astronaut … How they wash their hair!

Every month we will be looking at the daily routine of an astronaut. This month we look at how they wash their hair! Guess it could get pretty messy right!. Here we see Kayla Barron how it’s done.

Sam Ryder Space Man
Music out of this world!

From coming second at the Eurovision to performing at the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Sam Ryder’s Space Man is our favourite space song this month. Watch Here.

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GOOD NEWS STORIES

Get in touch with any good news stories!

Here’s how

Good news stories for the SSEF

GET INVOLVED

If your school would like to take part in any of the SSEF programmes or would like some more information, please let us know.

There are also many other ways to get involved with the SSEF

Donate

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Volunteers

Please contact : Nichola Dale – n.dale@ssef.org.uk

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS

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