Who’s Taking Part: March 2017

The Space Exploration Zone is funded by the UK Space Agency.

The Scientists

Hannah Sargeant PhD StudentThe Open University

Finding useful stuff in soil on the Moon to help humans live and explore on other planets.

Stephen Pulker | Principal Mechanical Architect, Airbus Defence and Space

I’m building a robot to send to Mars.

Lucy Kissick | PhD Student, University of Oxford

I look at rocks on Mars to search for signs of alien life.

Phil Sutton | Technical Tutor in Physics, Loughborough University

I use super computers and the spacecraft CASSINI to create models of Saturn’s rings to find out how moons and even planets might form.

Rochelle Velho Postdoctoral, Heart of England NHS Trust

Looking after astronauts practicing to be on Mars…

The Schools

  • Barnsley Academy, South Yorkshire
  • Berkshire College of Agriculture, Berkshire
  • Bluecoat Academy, Nottinghamshire
  • Burnside Business and Enterprise College, Tyne and Wear
  • Darlington School of Maths and Science, County Durham
  • Dinglewell Junior School, Gloucestershire
  • Lark Rise Academy, Bedfordshire
  • Mallaig High School, Hertfordshire
  • Merton Park Primary School, London
  • Park Lane Learning Trust, West Yorkshire
  • Saint Benedict Catholic Voluntary Academy, Derbyshire
  • Saxilby Church of England Primary School, Lincolnshire
  • Simon Balle All-Through School, Derbyshire
  • Smithycroft Secondary School, Glasgow
  • Walker Technology College, Tyne and Wear
  • Woodlands School, Derbyshire
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