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120 future astronauts and space professionals are invited to take part in New Zealand’s first 'all things space' conference. SpaceUp NZ adopts the ‘unconference’ format, whereby participants are invited to actively contribute in presentations and talks on a variety of space themes.
It’s taking place on the weekend of 15-16 February 2014, at AUT University in Auckland. Registrations are open now at www.SpaceUp.org.nz.
Auckland's Mission Heights Primary School has been on a "mission high" recently, communicating with a crew on a mock Mars exploration mission in the Utah desert.David Wilcock's Year four class were able to interact live with the TasMars mission (via Skype), as the team wore spacesuits and explored the Mars-like environment around the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah.
Kiwi school kids have a rare opportunity to follow a mock Mars Mission at the Mars Desert Research Station in the Utah desert for the next two weeks.
Ten teams of year 7 & 8 students battled it out for the title of best rocket scientist, in the inaugural NZ Rocketry Challenge on Sunday, at Ambury Regional Park in Auckland.
Twelve teams of students will be vying for the title of best rocket scientist this weekend, as they compete in the inaugural NZ Rocketry Challenge at Ambury Regional Park near Mangere Bridge, Auckland.
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