WElcome

Astronaut

Every Saturday for 8 weeks at 13:00 CET you will be required to return to this page by logging into your Kids in Orbit account and clicking on the JOIN SESSION button. It’s as simple as that – see you in class!

The 8-week syllabus

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Planet extremes

From crust to core – we delve deep into the most fascinating features of each planet and learn secrets others may never learn. 

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Elements and the Quantum Universe

Everything we see is made of things we cannot. This miniature universe is unimaginably weird and wonderful.

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Astro Heroes

We know so much about Physics, Astronomy and Space Science thanks to some amazing brainy geniuses. We learn who they are and what they discovered!

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Comets and Asteroids

We leave no space rock unturned. We explore the cold, mysterious and the glorious parts of space which are often left in the shadows.

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Lives of stars

From stellar cradle to grave – we fast forward millions and billions of years and explore the stages of various star types and learn how they differ from one another.

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Black holes, Pulsars and Magnetars

The afterlife of certain stars is mind-blowing and unbelievable at best! We shall explore the most extreme and powerful dead stars in the Universe!

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Evolution of Galaxies

Galaxies are ancient beasts with incredible stories to tell. We delve into the billion-year-old lifespan and see how they were formed and how they have changed over time.

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The Future of Space Exploration

The future of space exploration is the most fascinating topic I can think of! YOU ARE the future – what will you do for mankind?

Timetable

Saturday 12 Jan 2019 - 13:00 CET

Session 1 – Planet Extremes

 

Saturday 19 Jan 2019 - 13:00 CET

Session 2 – Elements and the Quantum Universe

Saturday 26 Jan 2019 - 13:00 CET

Session 3 – Astro Heroes

Saturday 2 Feb 2019 - 13:00 CET

Session 4 – Comets and Asteroids

Saturday 9 Feb 2019 - 13:00 CET

Session 5 – Lives of Stars

Saturday 16 Feb 2019 - 13:00 CET

Session 6 –  Black holes, Pulsars and Magnetars

Saturday 23 Feb 2019 - 13:00 CET

Session 7 –  Evolution of Galaxies

Saturday 2 Mar 2019 - 13:00 CET

Session 8 –  The Future of Space Exploration