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Junior rocket scientists sought for contest

Friday, 14 September 2012, 10:45 am | Kiwispace

Boosting an egg high into the air on a rocket and returning it safely to Earth may seem like one small step for New Zealand science but it could be a giant leap for aspiring Kiwi space enthusiasts. More >>

Talk with a Cosmonaut during World Space Week

Monday, 3 October 2011, 3:23 pm | Kiwispace

New Zealanders have the rare opportunity on Thursday 6th October to participate in a live online video conference with Cosmonaut Dmitry Kondratyev. He'll be giving a presentation about his time aboard the space station, and taking questions from ... More >>

Students to question Space Station Commander

Thursday, 29 September 2011, 11:04 am | Kiwispace

Cosmonaut Dmitry Kondratyev will be running a series of live video conferences with New Zealand students from 4-7 October in support of World Space Week ( More >>

KiwiSpace Foundation on the lookout for space enthusiasts

Monday, 5 September 2011, 2:07 pm | Kiwispace

Space enthusiasts across the country are encouraged to get involved in United Nations' World Space Week, from 4 to 10 October this year. More >>

KiwiSpace celebrates 50th anniversary of human spaceflight

Wednesday, 13 April 2011, 10:07 am | Kiwispace

KiwiSpace Foundation has successfully launched a helium balloon above the Waikato and recovered its payload of cameras, tracking equipment and breathtaking images from the edge of space. While the MetService launches meteorological balloons regularly, ... More >>