Principia News

Tim Peake to tour the UK

29 September 2016

British ESA astronaut Tim Peake will embark on his post-flight tour of the UK in October 2016, visiting all four UK national capitals along with Leicester, Manchester, Salford and Glasgow. NASA astronaut and crewmate Tim Kopra will join Tim for the visits to Edinburgh, Belfast and London. Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko is unable to join […]

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Tim Peake To Attend Schools Conferences!

05 September 2016

British ESA astronaut Tim Peake will be attending the UK Space Agency’s Schools Conferences, taking place at the University of Portsmouth on Wednesday 02 November and the University of York on Saturday 05 November. The Schools Conferences will celebrate the work done by over a million school students throughout the UK, inspired by Tim’s Principia […]

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Principia Mission Education Grants Awarded

22 August 2016

In May 2016 we announced that up to £100,000 was being made available to organisations that would help further the impact of Tim’s mission on young people and to maximise the legacy of the education and outreach programme. We are pleased to announce that we have selected 10 partners to receive grants as part of […]

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Rocket Science heads to RHS Gardens

03 August 2016

Earlier this year over 600,000 young people took part in the Rocket Science experiment making it a huge success! Rocket Science was created by the UK Space Agency and the European Space Agency in partnership with the RHS Campaign for School Gardening during Tim Peake’s Principia mission. In celebration of the experiment, the Royal Horticultural […]

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