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Join the ExoMars Competition

Would you like to see your own space artwork on the ESA Kids site? Here’s your chance!

Every month ESA Kids is looking at a different theme in more detail, seen in the 'Focus On' section. Themes include everything from orbits and planets to astronauts and asteroids.

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Celebrate World Space Week 2016

World Space Week (WSW) is an international celebration of space and its impact on our lives taking place annually from 4-10 October. 

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Farewell Rosetta

Rosetta is set to complete its historic mission in a controlled descent to the surface of its comet on 30 September. Read more to find the details.

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ESO Astronomy Camp 2016

Join the ESO Astronomy Camp for a unique experience at the Astronomical Observatory of the Autonomous Region of the Aosta Valley!

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PLATON is a two-year European project launched on September 2016. It aspires to provide teachers and school communities with a coherent teachers’ training framework which will update their current teaching practices. More particularly, PLATON aims to offer an open and innovative training framework to teachers of primary and secondary education which will focus on:

  • Promoting student-centred teaching approaches;
  • Promoting a holistic interdisciplinary approach;
  • Support the use of online educational tools;
  • Support the meaningful collaboration between teachers of the same school.



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2785, Portugal

Phone: +351 21 453 7440

Email: platon@nuclio.pt