NEWSLETTER

 

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 event designed to be a simulation of life in industry! It offers winning students the chance to attend the ISSDC at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center! Read More

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Environmental Design Challenge
Introducing the NEW Environmental Design Challenge

Is your school concerned 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

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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

Competition time

Coming Soon!

A NEW Space Competition is on it’s way for participants 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.

UPCOMING EVENTS

SSEF Events

NEWS

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

Comet Chaser Mission Moves from blueprint 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’s School, Bournemouth

Take a look at Bede’s Schools’ participation in the Galactic Challenge in an astrophysical way. Read More

Bede School

UKSDC FINALS UPDATE

UKSDC Finals

An update on the online regional finals of the UK Space Design Competition. Read More

STUDENT STORIES

From the Galactic Challenge to the UKSDC – My Story 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? These include connecting with an astronaut, contacting a space station to even borrowing the moon!!! Find Out Here

Sam Ryder Space Man
Music out of this world!

Fresh from second place at Eurovision and a performance at the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Sam Ryder’s Space Man is our favourite space song this month. Watch 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 examining the daily routine of an astronaut. This month we look at how they wash hair while in space. Kayla Barron how it’s done.

GOOD NEWS STORIES

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Good news stories for the SSEF

GET INVOLVED

If your school would like more information on any of SSEF’s programmes, please contact Nichola Dale – n.dale@ssef.org.uk

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