EIRSAT-1 Ireland’s First Satellite Comic Book Adventure!

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Date:Tuesday October 4 2022


Join the EIRSAT-1 Team in University College Dublin on their exciting journey to launch Ireland’s first satellite through the comic book, EIRSAT-1: Ireland’s First Steps into Space!

EIRSAT-1: Ireland’s First Steps into Space is an educational comic book that is available to read and download at https://www.eirsat1.ie/comicbook.The story follows the adventures of Cylana and Cryo, a pair of robots from the year 3000 on a visit to University College Dublin. Here they learn all about a very special CubeSat and the team that will make it fly!

The creative team included Comic Book Writer and Producer Adam Breen, Artist and Letterer Helen Robinson and Editor by Dr. Sharon Shannon. This project was supported by Science Foundation Ireland and the European Space Education Resource Office. The comic book was made possible by the contributions from Dr. David McKeown, Dr. Lána Salmon, Prof. Lorraine Hanlon, Assoc. Prof. Sheila McBreen, Lorna Byrne and all the many researchers and funders involved with the mission!

Find out how their adventurous day in the EIRSAT-1 laboratory goes!