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Mission Discovery

Guy’s Campus, London

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King's College London Mission Discovery programme is here. This programme is a unique and exciting experience for the next generation of young scientists. 

The educational programme is run by the Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine in partnership with the International Space School Educational Trust and involves astronauts, world-renowned scientists and NASA leaders. 

Students will spend over five days at King's between 8 - 12 July. They will hear from the Mission Discovery team with the aim to design a bio-medical experiment to be launched into space and performed aboard the International Space Station (ISS).  Winning teams experiments will be built in Houston and carried aboard the ISS by NASA astronauts. 

The Mission Discovery programme includes the following themes:

  • NASA leadership and team building
  • How you full fill your dreams and ambitions
  • How space exploration benefits life on earth
  • The environment of being in space
  • What makes a great experiment
  • Space experiments, developments and spin-offs
  • Research, guided by experts
  • Budgeting
  • Presentation skills
  • Cutting-edge technology
  • Inculcating the NASA ‘you can do it’ spirit.

For more information about the programme at King's, how to register and contact information please visit the Mission Discovery website.

A fully catered residential package is available for anyone not from London. 


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