JWST is the launch to watch in 2021!

2021 is an exciting year for space science. The launch of the JWST will be the biggest thing in the world of astrophysics for decades and we are excited to see how UK primary children engage with this event. Here’s what the BBC have to say about it…  If the […]

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NASA successful test the folding of the Webb Telescope Sunshield

This article is a helpful resource for Deep Space Diary Activity 3.4: Pack Your Payload.  Engineers working on NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope have successfully folded and packed its sunshield for its upcoming million-mile (roughly 1.5 million kilometer) journey, which begins later this year. The sunshield — a five-layer, diamond-shaped […]

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5 awesome events for National Astronomy Week: 14-22 November

The eighth National Astronomy Week (NAW 2020) is here! Running from Saturday 14 November to Sunday 22 November, UK astronomers will celebrate the close approach of Mars to the Earth with a series of free online talks and remote observing events. Mars is currently close to the Earth and visible […]

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Cyfieithu rhaglen wyddoniaeth i ysgolion cynradd, sy’n astudio Tim Peake, er mwyn ysbrydoli’r genhedlaeth nesaf o ofodwyr yng Nghymru

Mae’n bleser gan y cyhoeddwr Curved House Kids gyhoeddi bod eu rhaglen wyddoniaeth hynod boblogaidd i ysgolion cynradd wedi cael ei chyfieithu i’r Gymraeg, gyda’r nod o ysbrydoli’r genhedlaeth nesaf o wyddonwyr, peirianwyr a gofodwyr. Bydd 3,000 o gopïau o Dyddiaduron Darganfod ar gael i ysgolion cynradd yng Nghymru i gefnogi eu hadnoddau addysgu STEM (Gwyddoniaeth, Technoleg, Peirianneg a Mathemateg).

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Developing the Mars Diary

Just like a space mission needs many people with different skills to make it a success, the Mars Diary is a truly collaborative project involving authors, illustrators, designers, project coordinators, teaching experts and, of course, STEM experts.

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The Space Diary is back!

Principia Space Diary is back, giving thousands of schoolchildren the chance to become space experts as they learn about British European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake’s historic space mission.

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Tim Peake to tour UK!

Tim Peake is heading off on his post-flight tour of the UK this month, visiting all four UK national capitals along with Leicester, Manchester, Salford and Glasgow.

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