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This years UK Space Conference ran from the 30th of May till the 1st of June at the Manchester Central Convention Complex, chaired by Jeremy Curtis from the UK Space Agency and Elizabeth Seward from Airbus.

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Full STEAM Ahead Space Event

Full Steam Ahead Event

UK Space Agency & G2G Communities ‘Full STEAM Ahead’ Event The final event for the G2G Communities CIC and UK Space Agency programme (Full STEAM Ahead) was held on Friday 10th March 2017 at the OpTic Technology Centre in St Asaph. Over 120 pupils, teachers and speakers from across North Wales attended the event. Pupils were able to talk to …

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Space Exploration Education Grant Awarded

All SySTEMs Go

A Rhyl based not for profit organisation working throughout North Wales in some of the highest areas of deprivation has been awarded a second space project to highlight future education, career prospects and opportunities within the space industry. Director Moira Lockitt said ‘Since 2010 G2G Communities CIC / LEGO Education Innovation Studio has been pioneering Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and …

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World Space Week 2016

World Space Week

Saturday October 1st marks the beginning of World Space Week, a week set aside by the United Nations to celebrate the benefits of Space in the community and to promote excitement of Space Exploration. It will look back at the achievements of 2016 and forward at the developments planned for 2017 and beyond. This years theme is “Remote Sensing – Enabling Our …

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Space Industry Careers


Thinking about Space Industry Careers, Science and Related Industries in and around North Wales? North England, the Midlands and north Wales all have the potential to make a significant contribution to our thriving space sector. There are opportunities for a range of companies developing innovative products that can match the needs of the space industry. The incubators at Glyndwr, Sci-Tech Daresbury …

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OpTIC Space Incubation Programme Launch

St Asaph Optic Centre

G2G Communities were pleased to be asked to have an exhibition stand at the opening of the Space Incubation Units at OpTic St Asaph on Tuesday 6th July. The incubation units are designed for young technology businesses with high growth potential, the OpTIC incubation centre offers a fully serviced high quality space at an all-inclusive price. Uniquely, tenants are supported to …

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All SySTEMs Go Logo Competition Winner

All SySTEMs Go Logo Competition Winner

Thank you to everyone that took part in our All SySTEMs Go Logo Competition, we had so many wonderful entries, which made it incredibly difficult to choose a winner for the projects logo. After a lot of deliberation, we tallied the votes from staff and our partners, and the final winner was chosen. It has links to Tim Peake and Principia with …

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Tim Peake Return Celebration Party


Get together with friends at home or look out for larger events in your area on the 18th of June 2016 and celebrate the return of Astronaut Tim Peake. Dress as Astronauts, eat Space themed food and do Space themed activities, here’s a handy guide to get you started, Inspired by the Principias resource pack. Looking the Part for Tim …

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Project JUNO 25th Anniversary

British Juno

The 18th of May will mark 25 years since the first British born citizen blasted off into space Watch the CNN archive footage below of the First British Astronaut Helen Sharman fly to Mir Space Station in May 1991. In 1989 Sheffield born Helen Sharman a food technologist at Mars Incorporated entered a competition to become the first British person in space. …

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Train like an Astronaut

London Marathon LOGO

Tim Peak runs the London Marathon in Space At 10am on the 24th of April Tim Peake ran the Virgin Money London Marathon, for the Princes Trust. Running the 26.2 miles (42.2 Km) on a virtual course set up on the International Space Station, he ran alongside Team Astronaut, an Earth based group made up of staff from the UK Space agency and the …

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