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Media Space Summer School

Media Space 2011

In 2011, Media Space has evolved into the Cosmic Futures competition in association with the Metro Newspaper, the South East Physics Network and the UK Space Agency.  If you enjoy science and are creative, check out the competition:


The winners will be invited to join an editorial team to produce a magazine for young people which will be distributed nationally.

Previously, Mediaspace has run as a five day summer school aimed at Y10 students.

It is run by the Ideas Foundation and Queen Mary, University of London. In 2009 we won the London Education Partnership Award for “Excellent professional practice in curriculum and student support in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)”. 

For the past three years we have welcomed students from Tower Hamlets to Queen Mary to explore Astronomy and Science Communication through a series of workshops with Academics and Media Professionals.

In 2009 and 2010, students from Morpeth School, St Paul's Way Community School and Stepney Green School worked with us to produce special edition magazines for the British Interplanetary Society and the UK Space Agency. They are aimed at 11-14 year olds and PDF versions are available to download below.

Celebrating 50 Years of Human Spaceflight

Download our series of Voyage and Blast Off! magazines. Hard copies are available on request.


Human Spaceflight



Blast Off!

Space Careers

All of these magazines have been written and designed by students from Morpeth, Stepney Green and St Paul's Way schools in Tower Hamlets.


For the answers to the Moon Hunting Quiz in the Cassini magazine click here.