Mission Discovery Space & STEM Summer School
Work with Astronauts and get your ideas into space!
8th - 12th July 2019
ISSET's 'Mission Discovery' programme is a great opportunity for ordinary students to do something extraordinary. Secondary school students from ages 14 - 18 carry out scientific research with TWO NASA Astronauts - Michael Foale and Tony Antonelli for a week at King's College London, one of the top 25 universities in the world. In teams, students will propose an idea for their own science experiment; the best idea will be launched into space and carried out by astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
With help from brilliant NASA role models, Astronauts, Astronaut trainers, NASA personnel, scientists and engineers; students will learn about space and STEM through a variety of exhilarating hands-on activities, based on themes such as:
- NASA leadership and team building
- How space exploration benefits life on Earth
- Experiencing the environment of space
- Looking at different kinds of experiment and what makes them great
- How you succeed in your dreams and ambitions
If you are based outside of London, we offer a residential option for an extra cost, which is inclusive of meals, accommodation, insurance, chaperones and activities for the week. Residential students will be staying in Residential students will be staying in wombat’s City Hostel. Students will be able to arrive the Sunday prior to the start of the programme.
*Achieve your DofE Gold with Mission Discovery residential package
More details and prices can be found at our website: http://isset.org/mission_discovery/