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Space Missions

Space Cadets

Mission Objective:To build, and then launch a probe to rendezvous with a Comet

Scenario: In the not too distant future, a team of scientists and engineers are on a daring mission to take a close-up look at a comet as it streaks its way across the solar system. 

Students must build a space probe and then work out the correct course to meet with the Comet. This exciting mission is filled with challenges, each requiring students to work together as a team to find the solution.


One hour mission: based on our Rendezvous with a Comet mission, but with specially adapted activities, roles and situations, suitable for younger age groups. This mission allows students to get involved in the excitement right away, and also features a trail to lead them around the galleries of the National Space Centre, to help expand their knowledge of comets and space in general during their visit. 

Recommended: Years 3 and 4 (5) 


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