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| Issue 22

Sky-high science: building rockets at school

Ever wanted to launch a rocket? Jan-Erik Rønningen, Frida Vestnes, Rohan Sheth and Maria Råken from the European Space Camp explain how.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Astronomy / space, Mathematics
     

| Issue 16

Space exploration: the return to the Moon

Have you ever looked up at the Moon in a clear night sky and wondered about the very few people who have walked on its surface? What did we learn, and what are we still unsure about? When might humans return to the Moon? Adam Baker investigates.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, General science, Astronomy / space, Engineering
           

| Issue 13

The CoRoT satellite: the search for Earth-like planets

Malcolm Fridlund from the European Space Agency (ESA) describes the search for extra-solar planets and explains how they can help us to understand the origin of life on Earth.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Chemistry, Astronomy / space
           

| Issue 10

The International Space Station: life in space

How do astronauts eat, sleep and wash? Can you get ‘seasick’ in space? In the second of two articles about the ISS, Shamim Hartevelt-Velani, Carl Walker and Benny Elmann-Larsen from the European Space Agency investigate.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Astronomy / space
         

| Issue 12

A classroom in space

Lucy Patterson spoke to Greek science teacher Theodoros Pierratos, who recently won the chance to bring physics to life for his students in a truly extraordinary way with the help of the European Space Agency.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Astronomy / space
     

| Issue 8

Laboratory in space: interview with Bernardo Patti

Bernardo Patti is the Columbus mission manager at the European Space Agency. He is an engineer and worked at nuclear power plants before going into space technology. Shortly before Columbus was launched, he talked to Anna-Lynn Wegener.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Biology, Astronomy / space
             

| Issue 8

Research into the Sun’s atmosphere

Ever wondered what the solar wind means to us on Earth or what happens when the surface of the Sun erupts sporadically? Lucie Green from University College London's Mullard Space Science Laboratory, UK, describes some of the recent research into the Sun’s atmosphere.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Astronomy / space