UK Space Agency
UK Space Agency support our Scouts Astronautics Activity Badge.
The UK Space Agency aims to inspire the next generation of UK scientists and engineers by partnering the Scout Astronautics Activity Badge and introducing Scouts to the exciting and growing world of space engineering and space science. The practical and problem-solving skills developed through Scouting, along with the enthusiasm for science shown by Scout Leaders, could be instrumental in encouraging this future generation of space scientists and engineers.
Badges and resources
As our partner for the Scouts Astronautics Activity Badge, with UK Space Agency, everyone between 10-14 years old can now explore more about the beauty of our universe and space travel! Check out the activity sheets below:
Make Do Share
During our partnership with UK Space Agency, we have created some additional resources which have featured in issues of our Partnerships Magazine, Make Do Share. Links below:
'Scouting set me on the right path at a young age because I loved the outdoors and I loved adventure. It gave me the opportunity to discover new interests, explore new boundaries and build the confidence to achieve new goals.'
Tim Peake, Astronaut and Scout Ambassador
List of links
About UK Space Agency
The space sector is predicted to grow rapidly over the next decade as satellite technology, space exploration and other practical benefits of space are realised and developed. This growth will create a whole range of interesting careers for young people. The practical and problem-solving skills developed through scouting, along with the enthusiasm for science shown by scout leaders, could be instrumental in encouraging this future generation of space scientists and engineers.
The government created the UK Space Agency in 2010. One of the agency’s aims is to inspire our next generation of UK scientists and engineers by motivating young people to study STEM and space. Find out more about the UK Space Agency here.