A 48-hour hackathon – 11 & 12 April 2015.

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Our Programmes

KiwiSpace Meetups

Join our AUCKLAND meetup group or watch our live webcasts and ask questions via Twitter.

Mars Analogue Missions

Learn about our simulated missions to Mars, at the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah, USA.

NZ Rocketry Challenge

Become a rocket scientist! Master the laws of physics as you build a launch vehicle for our trusty 'Eggnauts', and compete against other teams to launch them to a specific 'orbit' and recover them safely.


Astronauts

Online webinars, guest speakers and other opportunities to interact with real astronauts.

World Space Week 2012

A festival celebrating what Space means to us here on planet Earth. 

Space Balloon

Low-cost ways to get your experiment to the edge of space.

 

 

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JAXA Space Seeds Reloaded (2 May 2015)
Leading towards the Space Night event at Crofton Downs School in Wellington, on 20 June 2015 the children are very eager to find out what happened to the Impatiens seeds that have been to space. The seeds came all the way from JAXA courtesy of KiwiSpace and one of the batches has been to space on the International Space Station ISS....Read more



Examining Rocket Lab's new "battery-powered" rocket (15 Apr 2015)
Rocket Lab today has announced some juicy new details about its forthcoming Electron rocket, and especially the Rutherford engine that powers it. Making the announcement at the National Space Symposium underway in Colorado, USA, the company declared their new launch system as the first “battery-powered rocket.” The tagline conjures dreams of being able to simply replace the batteries and fly again, but the reality is more subtle. We dig a little deeper in the announcement and the innovations may give Rocket Lab an edge in the competitive space-launch sector....Read more