NASA Summer School

Turn Ambition
into Reality

At a Mission Discovery summer school
NASA STEM Summer School

Open to: 14 - 18 year olds

Mission Discovery - Summer School

The best thing you will ever do.

Archie, Fullbrook School

It was simply brilliant.
I learned so much & it didn’t feel like school!

Joanna, Stamford School

Join the next experience: 12th-16th Feb 2024

Mission Discovery Oxford

Buckle up for an unforgettable week led by NASA astronaut Steve Swanson, NASA leader Sarah Murray and University of Oxford Professors.

Sign up today, to get ready for life after high school.

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Mission Itinerary 💫

Our team of 'rocket stars' will take you on a thrilling journey that will inspire and motivate you like never before.

Just like the makings of any astronaut crew, the days focus is on bringing you together. By the end of day 1, you and your team will be functioning as an elite unit.

Now you’re ready to take on your first space mission. We introduce you to the design brief. You and your space squad will work quickly to pull together ideas.

Let’s finalise those ideas and work out how your experiment is going to work in microgravity.

You’ve done it, look how far you’ve come in only 4 days. Your experiment is ready for lift off! Let’s turn your incredible work into a presentation and get you prepped for the final tomorrow.

All the hard work is done, now it's time to present your idea to our friendly judges and accept your Mission Completion certificate and awards at the Mission Discovery closing ceremony. YOU DID IT 🤩

International Space Station Cupola

The Planets #1 Summer School 🌍

How does it work?

  • Meet & work with astronauts, NASA Leaders and world-renowned professors for a week.

  • We'll team you up to design a space experiment that could benefit humankind.

  • The team with the best idea will see it built at NASA and launched to the International Space Station.
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Upcoming Programmes

The most welcoming, fascinating and challenging (in a good way) experience ever! Impossible to sum up.

Grazia, Hawthorn High School

It was a really great week and I'll always remember it. I've made international friends who I still talk to daily.

Nicholas, Banbridge Academy
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Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger ✨

"Mission Discovery students have the opportunity to take what may seem impossible and launch into a new possible. I know the week will not only change their perspective of Earth and space, it will transform how they see themselves in their future. Let’s get inspired!"

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Meet Your Team 🤩

At Mission Discovery, we believe in the power of collaboration and learning from the best.

With the guidance of 19 outstanding astronauts, top NASA leaders, and world-renowned scientists, our programme is designed to inspire and motivate you to reach for the stars.

NASA astronaut Mike Foale

Dr. Michael Foale

NASA Astronaut & ISS Commander

NASA astronaut Barbara Morgan

Barbara Morgan

NASA Astronaut

NASA astronaut Tony Antonelli

Tony Antonelli

NASA Astronaut & Space Shuttle Pilot

Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger

NASA Astronaut & Geologist

Sarah Murray

NASA Leader

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly Year in Space

Scott Kelly

NASA Astronaut & ISS Commander

Kings College London Summer School

Dr Julie Keeble

ISSET Chief Space Scientist

University of Oxford Summer School

Chris Barber

ISSET & Mission Discovery Founder & Director

University of Oxford Summer School

Daniel Molland University of Oxford

ISSET - Team Oxford Chief Scientist

We've launched 60+ Student Experiments to the ISS

Do you have what it takes to get your idea in space!? 🚀

10's of astronauts have worked on Mission Discovery students' experiments in orbit, on the ISS, including Major Tim Peake. Check them out here. 🔗

Why astronauts love Mission Discovery 👩‍🚀

Students are getting a rare opportunity to participate in something that is unimaginable for most people. It will not only help them gain knowledge about space but also enhance their self- belief and capabilities.

I would have loved this opportunity as a student, who knows where this journey will take them.

NASA Space Station Commander - Steve Swanson

Mission Discovery opens students eyes to new opportunities and new ways of thinking.

The successes that they will gain from this programme will directly lead into the successes they will have in the future.

NASA Astronaut - Barbara Morgan

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