Spend a week with astronaut Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger ✨
Meet the Full Team 🤩
NASA Astronaut & Geologist
Former NASA Leader
Prof. Steve Harridge
Physiology at King's College London
Dr Julie Keeble
Pharmacologist at King's College London
ISSET & Mission Discovery Founder
Dr Zoë Gaffen
Chief Payload Developer
ISSET Chief Space Scientist
ISSET Lead Scientist
Do something extraordinary with the Mission Discovery London Space & STEM Summer School ✨
Join our Rockstar instructors at our Space & STEM Summer School at King's College London 10th -14th July, 2023.
You will work in small teams, under the close guidance of a NASA astronaut, NASA personnel, space scientists and world-renowned professors. Your goal is to design an experiment, that could benefit humankind on or off the planet.
We’ll help you every step of the way, each team will be assigned their very own expert mentor to help guide them through the week.
At the end of the 5 days, we’ll select the best idea, build it at NASA and launch it to the International Space Station (ISS) to be conducted by the astronauts on board.
Reasons to Get on Board!
- 🚀 Boost students confidence and help them push their limits
- 👨🚀 Learn from some of the greatest minds in the world
- 👩🏫 Develop key life skills in teamwork, innovation, leadership, public speaking, planning
- 💻 Strengthen higher education applications & achievement portfolios
- 🔭 Have the experience of working on a real-life research project
- 🏆 Take away an official completion certificate
- 🙌 Learn to work as part of an incredible team
- 🛰 Fly the flag for your school on the International Space Station
- 🎉 And of course, the chance to make history
Don't just take our word for it... 🎤
Matthew, 17, St Olaves Grammar School
Grazia, 17, Hawthorn High School
Residential Package Add-on Available 🙌
The residential add-on package is a great way to make friends and see some of London's top sights. In the evenings, you will eat out at one of your favourite restaurants; Honest Burger, Nandos, Côte, Pizza Express, Café Rouge.
Mission Itinerary 💫
At our Summer School, you will hear a variety of talks from our experts, based on a range of themes including team building, leadership, space, the sciences and personal development.
Your team will be assigned its own Mission Discovery mentor to help you every step of the way.
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 🤩
Student Experiments on the Space Station 🛰
There have been 64 student experiments worked on by astronauts including Major Tim Peake.