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Mission X in the UK


Mission X: Train like an astronaut is an international six week challenge bringing the excitement of space exploration to kids through physical and educational activities.

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Focusing on fitness and nutrition, Mission X: Train Like an Astronaut is designed to challenge students to be more physically active and to teach how health and fitness plays an important role in human performance in space and on Earth.

Mission X 2014 registration is now closed.

Mission X 9 "Mission X 2014" - Find out how to run Mission X in your school

"Diary Dates" - Find out what Mission X events are happening near you

"Links and Resources" - Further support for teachers leading Mission X activities

"In the News" - Read about Mission X in the news

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The UK Space Agency

The UK Space Agency is at the heart of UK efforts to explore and benefit from space.

The UK's thriving space sector contributes £9.1 billion a year to the UK economy and directly employs 28,900 with an average growth rate of almost 7.5%. (The Size and Health of the UK Space Sector 2010/11, preliminary survey results.)

View a list of organisations that we work with.

I work in space

Ian Whittaker I work as a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Otago.

UK Space Agency on Twitter

@spacegovuk (80,317 followers)

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The UK Space Agency is at the heart of UK efforts to explore and benefit from space.  The UK's thriving space sector contributes £9.1 billion a year to the UK economy and directly employs 28.900 with an average growth rate of almost 7.5%. The Agency provides funding for a range of programmes via programmes such as the National Space Technology Programme and FP7 and works closely with national and international academic, education and community partners.

Outer Space Act Licensing

Apply for a licence under the Outer Space Act (OSA).

The OSA 1986 is the legal basis for the regulation of activities in outer space carried out by organisations or individuals established in the UK or one of its Overseas Territories or Crown Dependencies. Download the government response (PDF, 181 Kb)  to the consultation.

Transparency  

We are committed to providing the public with information on the performance and productivity of the organisation.