Mission Patch Competition for Primary Schools with EIRSAT-1

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Date:Thursday September 13 2018 - Thursday October 11 2018

Location:Co Antrim

Primary Schools – Get creative with EIRSAT-1 – A Cube Sat from Ireland!

The EIRSAT-1 Team in University College Dublin are inviting students to create a mission patch to celebrate their building of this very special cube sat – a research satellite from Ireland!

Details can be found here with resources to learn about EIRSAT-1 and how we use satellites in our lives every day.

Design a Mission patch: A Competition for Space Week 2018!

Every satellite that goes into space has a Mission Patch, which is a logo that tells us all about the satellite.

Find out about EIRSAT-1, an Irish Satellite, here.

In 2020, Ireland is set to launch EIRSAT-1. The team of students and staff at who are building the satellite at University College Dublin want your help designing a Mission Patch! They are inviting students from 3rd Class to 6th Class, inclusive, to enter.

This patch can include many things about our unique satellite – For example, EIRSAT-1’s missions, its cool shape, or where it comes from.

A picture of the winning Mission Patch from each county will be showcased at EIRSAT-1’s Mission Control Centre in UCD!

Send your design to spaceweek@bco.ie. Closing Date is the 10th October 2018.