Mission Discovery Summer School - Oxford 2024

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St Edward's School, Oxford | 19th - 23rd August 2024

👨🏻‍🚀 Learn from a real life NASA astronaut
🤩 Make friends that will last a lifetime
🎓 Get a taste of University life
🛰 Compete to have your idea launched to the ISS
🙌 Residential Package Add-on Available

Limited availability - First 50 Places
Use code: EARLYBIRDOX for a massive £100 OFF

Spend a week with NASA astronauts, space scientists, elite professors and get ready for life after high school!

This isn’t any ordinary summer school… You'll take on the exciting challenge of designing a space experiment. You'll be assigned to a team with an expert mentor who will guide you every step of the way, ensuring you reach your fullest potential.

At the end of the week, the best experiment will be selected to be built at NASA and launched to the International Space Station (ISS) on a SpaceX rocket, where astronauts on board will conduct it.

Mission Discovery will give you the tools to turn your ambitions into reality.

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Reasons to Get on Board!

🚀 Unlock Your Potential: Boost confidence and exceed limits with an extraordinary journey.
👨‍🚀 Learn from the Best: Gain wisdom from NASA astronauts and brilliant experts, inspiring and guiding your path.
👩‍🏫 Master Essential Skills: Develop teamwork, innovation, leadership, and more for future success.
💻 Real-Life Research Experience: Dive into captivating scientific challenges, discovering the secrets of the universe.
🔭 Elevate Your Achievements: Strengthen university applications and stand out from the crowd.
🙌 Thrive in Teamwork: Collaborate with like-minded peers, forming lifelong friendships.
Join Mission Discovery's epic STEM adventure! Dream big, reach for the stars, and shape your future!

Your ticket to the stars includes:

🧠 5 Day Summer School, packed with career boosting knowledge

🏆 Certification signed by an astronaut & the Mission Discovery team

📸 Selfie with an astronaut + a team photo’s with your new friends

👕 T-shirt to treasure, complete with your iconic Mission Discovery patch

✨ Galactic goody bag, full of space surprises

Mission Itinerary 💫

At Mission Discovery, 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 🤩

Residential Add-on Available 🙌

18th - 24th August, 2024

🛏 Accommodation

🍳 Breakfast, lunch & dinner will be provided at St Edward's
👩🏻‍💼 24 hr supervision
🏆 Complete your Duke of Edinburgh Gold Certificate
🔑 Doors open a day early, at 16:00 on Sunday 18th August 2024
🌟Residential pogramme ends on Saturday 24th August 2024

The residential add-on is a great way to make lifelong friends and immerse yourself in univeristy-style life in the heart of Oxford.

Meet Your Team 🤩

NASA Astronaut

Professor Steve Harridge,
Human & Applied Physiology
at King's College London

Dr. Julie Keeble,
Lecturer of Pharmacology
at King's College London

Professor Jon Wade,
Earth Sciences
The University of Oxford

Dan Molland
ISSET - Team Oxford
Chief Scientist

Jack Enright
ISSET - Team Oxford

Don't just take our word for it... 🎤

Matthew, 17, St Olaves Grammar School

Grazia, 17, Hawthorn High School

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Customer Reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Dia, 15
It was an amazing experience

I feel so lucky that I had this opportunity to be a part of mission discovery. It's just unbelievable to think that I worked with astronauts and workers from nasa. I feel much more motivated about following my own dreams and not to worry about what other people think about it

Alexander, 18
A great opportunity to learn from inspiring individuals who achieved their goals

So grateful for the opportunity to learn from inspiring individuals who achieved their goals and work with people who share ambitious goals. I now have a stronger sense of ambition and strive towards my goals. Getting lectures from some of the most successful people around really made me want to strive to be more like them.

Bel, 16
Inspiring experience that took me out of my comfort zone and showed me it's possible to do anything

Amazing and inspiring experience. it made me think that there are so many possibilities in life - like, I might be a teacher one day but then I might become an astronaut. Like there are lots of different paths to take and just because you choose one to be a teacher that's not necessarily just all you'll ever do. I really do think that we could all do something amazing and help change the world if we want to.

Eve, 15
super fun!

Made some amazing friends and
the opportunity to get our groups experiment onto the iss was incredible. i wouldn’t change a thing

Ryo, 14
Very Inspirational!

It was a great experience to meet with people who share similar interests and meet Steve and hear his experiences in Space.

The accommodation and food arrangement were fantastic.