DISCOVER GOONHILLY

DISCOVER GOONHILLY

... and some amazing careers in STEM!

Goonhilly Earth Station Ltd is an iconic satellite earth station on the Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall. It’s been inspiring young people into STEM careers since 1962.

Get ready to broaden your horizons with the range of opportunities available to you – in Cornwall and beyond!

There are two full-day events taking place on the 25th & 27th June 2019. Please find below the relevant date for your year group.

On the day, you will…

…visit Goonhilly Earth Station and gain an insight into the Space Sector.
…take part in three interactive workshops using cutting-edge technologies.
…find out how to get into this exciting industry.

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DatesYear Group  No of places
Tuesday 25th June 201912, 1360
Thursday 27th June 20199, 10 or 1160

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Timetable for each event:

09:15 – 09:30: Welcome Address – GES History and Future

09:40 – 10:45: Workshop 1 – Satellite Communications

10:45 – 10:55: Break and transition

11:05 – 12:10: Workshop 2 – Drone Remote Vehicle Challenge

12:10 – 12:40: Lunch and transition

12:50 – 13:55: Workshop 3 – Robotic Programming using Arduino technology

14:05 – 14:15: To Boldly Go – Spaceport UK

14:15: Depart

Note:

Priority for this event is for NSSW target pupils from Cornwall. 60 places are available on each of the days.

Next Steps South West can cover the cost of supply and transport.

Please contact ruth.bennetts@plymouth.ac.uk for more details, or use the form below. 

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