The International Space School Educational Trust (ISSET) presents Mission Discovery. An international programme, providing the opportunity for students to learn and work directly with astronauts, rocket scientists, and NASA leaders. During the five-day programme, students spend time learning from the specialised Mission Discovery team with the aim to design an experiment to be launched into space. The winning experiment will be performed aboard the International Space Station.
With assistance from astronauts, NASA personnel, scientists and engineers, students will learn about space and STEM through a variety of exhilarating hands-on activities based on themes such as:
Mission Discovery is in its fifth year and has been led by multiple astronauts, including space hero and record-breaking astronaut Michael Foale along with astronauts Scott Kelly who has just returned after spending a year in space.Download the Mission Discovery Sydney 2016 Brochure