Discover & learn
This section will tell you much of what you want to know about space, how to find out about opportunities for students, effective resources for teachers and more information on how the UK Space Agency is supporting education such as the international educational challenge Mission X: Train Like an Astronaut which focuses on fitness and nutrition.
The UK Space Agency's education, skills and outreach strategy (PDF, 48 Kb) sets out how the Agency intends to use space to inspire and motivate learners to study science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects - both directly and by helping teachers - and to increase the numbers and quality of individuals entering the workforce.
Mission X: Train like an astronaut.
Discover more about space including Our Solar System, Origins, Space History, Satellite Technology, Getting into Space and Astrobiology.
Our Opportunities for Students page offers links to some great ways to learn about space and participate in some exciting space-related programmes. Additional ideas for getting involved in space activities can be found on our Learn More, Get Involved page in the Careers section.
Teachers and other educators should visit our Resources page which provides information and guidance from key education partners who provide support to teaching professionals and can help make teaching STEM subjects easier, more interesting and fun.