Delivery Partner Sought to Inspire the Next Generation of Space Enthusiasts

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As we work towards establishing commercial vertical and horizontal small satellite launches from UK spaceports from 2022, the UK Space Agency is undertaking a programme of educational activity to inspire young people, particularly those from under-represented groups, to engage with STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Maths) subjects. We hope to inspire the next generation of British space scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs.

To this end, we are now inviting potential delivery partners to help create and manage a new competition aimed at primary-age children (aged 4-11 years). This competition will invite children to design a visual logo that conveys how small satellites could inform solutions to climate change and the winning design will be displayed on the first rockets to launch from UK soil.

This is not the only UK Government project aimed at widening engagement with the opportunities arising from Launch UK - a competition aimed at young people aged 16-plus, and inviting practical designs for a small ‘nano’ satellite, will open later this year.



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