LETS EXPLORE SPACE! TOGETHER!

JOIN US ON THURSDAY 7TH OCTOBER 2021
FOR AN OUT OF THIS WORLD EVENT!

This virtual celebration of all things Spacey at STEMFest in Space is coming again soon in 2021!

We are currently working hard on pulling together a fantastic line up of speakers for this years STEMFest in Space. But in the mean time you can still explore the fantastic talks from last years 2020 event. All sessions were recorded so get hands-on with STEM Ambassadors who support the international space industry, discover all about space missions, learn about the career opportunities within the space sector, listen to inspiring speakers and hear from real astronauts!!

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HOST FOR STEMFEST IN SPACE 2021...

TV Presenter and Author

DALLAS CAMPBELL

“Space is the perfect canvas for young people to explore and engage with all kinds of STEM subjects. I’m so looking forward to hosting the event and meeting some of the extraordinary people who have dedicated their lives to our greatest adventure.The countdown is ON!”

SPEAKERS CONFIRMED FOR
STEMFEST IN SPACE 2021

Pete Edwards - Durham Uni

PETE EDWARDS

Dr Pete Edwards is the Director of Science Outreach for Durham University. He is a Physicist who has used his knowledge of science working as a schoolteacher, as a scientist studying rays from outer space and now to engage and enthuse people of all ages, stimulating their interest in all matters ‘physicsy’!

Suzie Imber

SUZIE IMBER

Suzie is an Associate Professor of Space Physics at the University of Leicester.  She specialises in an area of research known as Space Weather. Suzie is best known in the public eye for being crowned the winner of the 2017 BBC production ‘Astronauts: Do You Have What it Takes?’. 

Kielder Observatory

KIELDER OBSERVATORY

Kielder Observatory is one of the best places in the UK to look at the stars. A second to none  public astronomical observatory, set under some of the darkest skies in the world. Discover the magical skies and explore our universe.

THE SPEAKERS

ROB BENNETT

How are Apollo 11

and Bloodhound

connected?

HELEN SCHELL & HELEN MASON

Solar Pop up Cards

ALINA VIZIREANU

The Blue Planet

VICTORIA LANE ACADEMY

Space activity

ideas for

primary schools

ST MATTHEW’S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL

Space activity

ideas for

primary schools

LIFE SCIENCE CENTRE & DR ANDREW WINNARD

Healthy bodies

in space

MATTHEW SMILES

Solar Panels in Space

CPD SESSION
BRYONY TURFORD

Using space to

engage children

in science

ZAK KUSNERS

Getting into the

Space Sector

DIONNE KENNEDY

Make your own

rocket launcher

DALLAS CAMPBELL

Welcome by host

SUZIE IMBER & DALLAS CAMPBELL

How to leave

the planet

KONNIE HUQ

Get ready to meet

Cookie

DR PETE EDWARDS

Ask an Astronomer

PROF DAVID SOUTHWOOD

Mars and the

Moon – Where are

we going?

KATHRYN D. SULLIVAN

First US woman

to walk in Space

ANDY ALDRIN

Seeing your dad

walk on the moon

NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY COUNCIL

STEM in

Northumberland

SHEILA KANANI

How the Solar

System changed 

my life

CPD SESSION
JIM CHRISTENSEN

Teacher CPD session

JIM CHRISTENSEN

Family Space session

KIELDER OBSERVATORY

The Universe at

your fingertips

PROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER NEWMAN

Understanding

the law of outer

space

11:00 - 12:00
CAROLE HASWELL

Finding new worlds

AHMAD MUHAMMAD

Asteroids,

A.K.A

“Space Rocks”

VICKY FAWCETT

Building a Black Hole

ESERO-UK

Opportunities for

teachers and students

to engage with space

CPD SESSION
SARAH ZAMAN

Programming the

Solar System

ABBIE HUTTY

Rovers on Mars;

Engineering for

the Red Planet!

The STEMFest in Space virtual event combines classroom and hands-on learning in an exciting, fun-packed talks, showcasing the many wonders of space

As part of World Space Week, the event aims to encourage and engage as many young people as possible in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects to help them consider a career in this field when they are older.

Young people will be able to learn from the comfort of their own classroom and interact with STEM Ambassadors who work or support the international space industry