Public Event

Uk Space Agency Activity Day

Date: 6 Nov 2016
Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Exhibition Centre, University of York

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Whilst Tim Peake has to leave us after his talk on Saturday, the UK Space Agency will be staying!  Join us for an extravaganza of activities around space and Tim Peake’s mission.

  • Try out programming with Astro Pi (https://astro-pi.org/)
  • Get hands-on with the Astro Science Challenge (http://www.astrosciencechallenge.com/)
  • Be wowed by a Destination Space show (http://www.destinationspace.uk/)
  • Venture into a planetarium and visit the International Space Station
  • Star in a film with green screen technology from Into Film (https://www.intofilm.org/)
  • Look down on the Earth with Earth Observation Detectives (https://principia.org.uk/activity/eodetective/)
  • Make and launch rockets
  • Train like an Astronaut with Mission X (https://trainlikeanastronaut.org/)
  • Conduct your own research with TimPix (https://principia.org.uk/activity/timpix/)
  • Become part of Team Tim in an interactive science show (http://spacefund.co.uk/shows/team-tim/)
  • Hear from the experts with talks about the latest space missions
  • With talks, film showings, an exhibition and family friendly workshops for all ages, there’s something for everyone!

A full schedule will be sent out prior to the day.  Booking for individual talks and workshops can only be made in person on the day but tickets are needed to attend the day.  These are available from: https://www.york.ac.uk/news-and-events/events/tim-peake/

Catering facilities are available for purchasing drinks, snacks and/or lunch.

This event is suitable for all ages.

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