Hello! What a great few weeks that was chatting to all of you and speaking about one of my favourite topics – space! The questions you came up with were fantastic and it was great to see how engaged and knowledgeable you were already about Tim Peake’s mission. From aliens taking over our planet and the sun destroying our solar system to Tim’s poor bones and his liking of pizza and beer ; your questions were sometimes morbid, always original, and thought-provoking throughout. For that I thank you! Also, thanks to the ‘I’m An Astronaut’ team who invited me to take part and did an awesome job planning, moderating, and generally making sure things ran smoothly. I have to say the other four members of the ‘Astro Support Team’ made for an exciting competition between us, from answering all your questions online to testing the speed of their typing skills … Continue reading
The students have spoken. The votes have been double counted… Big congratulations to the Touchdown Zone winner: Charles Laing Hard luck to Kirsty Lindsay but a huge thank you to everyone who took part. You were all brilliant. Students, don’t forget to tell us what you think about science and engineering now you’ve taken part. Log in to your profile, and fill in the questions in the box on the right hand side, to be in with a chance to win a voucher.
We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes and now reveal it’s game over for… The Columbus Operations Squad This leaves just “Enthusiastic, happy and science-y” Kirsty Lindsay and “Curious. Fun. Motivated” Charles Laing to fight it out for the £500 prize tomorrow. Who would you like to see win tomorrow’s final battle? VOTE
We’ve counted the votes and you’ve now evicted… Andrea Boyd The two Astro Support Team members left standing after tomorrow’s eviction will battle it out in Friday’s final. Who do YOU want to see in the final? VOTE for your favourite! Students, has taking part changed your view of space, science and scientists? When you next log in and visit your profile, you’ll see a box with new questions on the right. Fill in the questionnaire to be in with a chance to win a voucher.
The first member of the Astro Support Team you’ve evicted is… Vinita Marwaha One Astro Support Team member will be evicted every day this week, and you get a new vote each day. Make sure to VOTE to keep your favourite in the competition. A student in each zone will win a voucher for asking great questions! And remember, you can comment on questions the Astro Support Team answer. Do you think the Team is right? Do you disagree with them? Tell them!