Irish Girl Guides is shooting for the stars with its innovative new Space programme that will launch this weekend on International Day of the Girl (Sunday October 11).
Members of the public are invited to join the online launch, which promises to be an extravaganza of rockets, explosions and stars.
The half-hour event, which will include appearances from award-winning space communicator, Dr Niamh Shaw, and astrophysicist and European Space Agency scientist Dr Kate Isaak, will kick off on the Irish Girl Guides (IGG) YouTube channel at 7pm. Dr Shaw and Dr Isaak are both former Girl Guides.
Join them on The Girl Guides YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/IrishGirlGuides
Girls from age 5+ will undertake Space challenges designed in partnership with the European Space Education Resource Office (ESERO) Ireland, Science Foundation Ireland, Blackrock Castle Observatory and award-winning space communicator Dr Niamh ]Shaw