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UK Space Week 2022

Space Week 2022
Embrace waste use it in space

Our friends over at the Galactic Challenge have teamed up with the very inspiring and creative team from Baker Ross to celebrate Space Week 2022.

This year World Space week is celebrating sustainability in space and sustainability from space  and the competition is all about reusing and recycling your waste from home and using it to design a space related item. If you are in school Years 3 – 9 and would like to enter our competition and be in with a chance of winning some Baker Ross craft goodies then this challenge is for you!

More information about the competition can be found on the Galactic Challenge website along with all the rules and judging criteria. Entry deadline is 28th October 2022, so embrace your waste and getting cutting, sticking and creating. We cannot wait to see all of your creative space designs!

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UK Team for the ISSDC

It was a really tough job to select who should go through to the ISSDC  – so many of you have worked incredibly hard and put your heart and soul into the competition. We talked to the CEO’s, re-ran the presentations, and trawled through the Teams dialogue. We were lucky to have so many amazing candidates to choose from – a big thank you from all of us at UKSDC for your dedication and hard work. 

Finally we have come to our decision, and we list the 12 candidates in alphabetical order. We have also listed 6 reserves

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UKSDC Finals

Thank you to all the students, teachers and volunteers who helped make the UKSDC Finals such a fun event – especial gratitude goes to Theo and the RfP Committee for such an innovative scenario to work with; it is safe to say that they pushed your creativity to new boundaries, ‘where no man (or woman) has gone before!’ Read more “UKSDC Finals”

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The Regionals are over…..

…..but the Video Competition can still earn places in the final!

If you were unable to join us in the Regionals, or didn’t gain a place in the final, please consider sending in a video. You have until December the 18th to submit your work. (Please email j.lyons@uksdc.org if you need any information)

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Central London regional filling up fast

The central London regional held at Imperial College on December 2  has 20 remaining places. Registration has just opened, school is not in session, yet registrations are coming in fast. There are a lot of places with 9 regionals spread throughout the UK with 80 students participating in each. That’s 720 places. With registration just open, 158 places are taken.