Thank you from your winner – Jenn!

A massive hello and thank you from the UK Centre for Astrobiology here at Uni Edinburgh! I think my keyboard may have started smoking at one point from all the super fast typing during the chats! I had so much fun talking to all you guys and answering some pretty awesome questions! I thought I knew what to expect, but was proven wrong time and time again and was very refreshed to see just how enthusiastic young people are about all things space and to also get their perspective on things – I actually feel like I learned at least as much as (hopefully) you did! 😀 A massive thank you to the whole ‘I’m an Astronaut get me out of here’ team who continue to do an epic job of moderating and organising the chats, and a humungous thank you to the other experts and all the schools who … Continue reading

Posted on March 21, 2016 by in News | Leave a comment

And the winner is…

The students have spoken. The votes have been double counted… Big congratulations to the Orbit Zone winner: Jenn Wadsworth Hard luck to Elie Allouis and Floris Van der Berg, but a huge thank you to everyone who took part. You were all brilliant. Students, don’t forget to tell us what you think about science and engineering now you’ve taken part. Log in to your profile, and fill in the questions in the box on the right hand side, to be in with a chance to win a voucher.

Posted on March 18, 2016 by in News | 3 Comments

The next Team Member evicted is…

…no one, there is a draw! This leaves “enthusiastic, nerdy, easy-going” Jenn, “Ducth, wanderlust, Doc” Floris, and “Curious, passionate, innovative” Elie to fight it out for the £500 prize in tomorrow’s final. Who would you like to see win tomorrow’s final battle? Make sure you VOTE for your favourite.

Posted on March 17, 2016 by in News | 5 Comments

The second Team Member evicted is…

We’ve counted the votes and you’ve now evicted… Richard Moss   The two Astro Support Team members left standing after tomorrow’s eviction will battle it out in Friday’s final. Who do YOU want to see in the final? VOTE for your favourite! Students, has taking part changed your view of space, science and scientists? When you next log in and visit your profile, you’ll see a box with new questions on the right. Fill in the questionnaire to be in with a chance to win a voucher.  

Posted on March 16, 2016 by iaaukadmin in News | Leave a comment

The first Team Member evicted is…

The first member of the Astro Support Team you’ve evicted is… Columbus Operations   One Astro Support Team member will be evicted every day this week, and you get a new vote each day. Make sure to VOTE to keep your favourite in the competition. A student in each zone will win a voucher for asking great questions! And remember, you can comment on questions the Astro Support Team answer. Do you think the Team is right? Do you disagree with them? Tell them!

Posted on March 15, 2016 by iaaukadmin in News | Leave a comment