For Kids

Space on the Road Library Road Trip

Summer of Space is going on tour to bring astronauts, scientists, workshops and more from our exciting programme to your local county library!

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86 days duration

Thursday 1st June 2017

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Astronaut Dan Tani Public Lecture

Former NASA astronaut and patron of Blackrock Castle Observatory, Dan Tani, has been confirmed as the replacement for Dr Buzz Aldrin, who was to deliver a lecture on Tuesday 27th June at 8pm in CIT Cork, in front of a 7m replica of the Moon

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Tuesday 27th June 2017

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Junior Space Camp: Asteroid Day

Bookings now open for July's Junior Space Camp for ages 5 – 7 years.

Sunday 2nd July 2017

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Newstalk Futureproof – Space Exploration Special

Jonathan McCrea will be joined by special guest Astronauts Robert Thirsk and Yi So Yeon and more to celebrate the Summer of Space programme taking place across Ireland this summer.

Monday 3rd July 2017

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International Astronaut Panel

An annual highlight of each ISU session, the public will have the opportunity to interact with this outstanding group of astronauts who represent over 30 years of international spaceflight experience.

Tuesday 4th July 2017

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Architecture, Art & Space

Open your mind to the beauty of the Cosmos and explore space with the Cúig artists, explore the gallery with a Moon-gazers trail, or create light-up drawings using graphite to conduct electricity!

Thursday 6th July 2017

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SpaceUp Ireland

At SpaceUp participants contribute to the day's program in the shape of a presentation, a talk, panel discussion, hands-on workshop, a Q&A – anything, as long as it's about space!

Saturday 8th July 2017

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Space Camp: Ages 7 -9

NEW: Space Campers who book before Friday 23 June will be put in a lottery for a pair of tickets to Buzz Aldrin's sold-out talk on the evening of 27 June.

5 days duration

Monday 10th July 2017

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Calling All Astronauts

Do you dream of becoming an astronaut? See for yourself if you have what it takes with astronaut finalist Geoff Steeves.

Wednesday 12th July 2017

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Robotics Competition

Thanks to LEGO Mindstorms, teamwork and a lot of imagination, ISU participants design and build autonomous robots to navigate an unknown world and collect samples.

Friday 14th July 2017

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Ground Control to Astronaut Dan

An engaging, interactive afternoon with NASA astronaut Dan Tani and EUROCOM Andrea Boyd, hosted by Rick O'Shea.

Saturday 15th July 2017

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Space Camp: Ages 10 – 12

NEW: Space Campers who book before Friday 23 June will be in with a chance to win a pair of tickets to Buzz Aldrin's sold-out talk on the evening of 27 June.

5 days duration

Monday 17th July 2017

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