Scottish Space School News & Events


  • The Houston 10 for 2017 have been chosen!

    Following an amazing Space School week and some tough decisions at our selection workshop the 10 pupils who have been chosen this year to go to Houston on our Learning Journey are:

    Kyle Anderson
    Rachel Calvert
    Emily Clark
    Robbie Dempster
    Megan Grant
    Catie Gray
    Amy Gulline
    Becky Laird
    Jack McGleish
    Aidan Vickers

    Congratulations to you all!

    To those of you who weren't chosen, you should all still be very proud of yourselves, everyone performed amazingly both yesterday and during Space School week, we know you will all go far!


  • Friday

    Learning Journey to Houston 2017

    The 10 pupils who were chosen for the Learning Journey to Houston will spend a jam-packed week visiting NASA, meeting astronauts and Engineers and finding out more about the different types of Engineering they may wish to study at University.

Discover more about the Scottish Space School

A trip of a lifetime

Every year 10 of the students who attend the Scottish Space School are chosen to go on the Learning Journey trip to Houston, Texas. This week long visit includes behind the scenes access at NASA's Johnson Space Center - find out more about the amazing experience.

Since its inception in 2002 1800 pupils from high schools across Scotland have taken part in the Scottish Space School

Meet the students

Space School Gallery

Four Space School participants stand holding their rockets while smiling at the camera

Visit our gallery to see what the pupils get up to during their week with us in June.

Strathclyde has the largest Faculty of Engineering in Scotland, and is home to over 5500 students