New Astro Science Challenge App launches

Exciting news! One year on from our patron Tim Peake’s launch to the International Space Station, we are very proud to launch a brand new FREE App version of the Astro Science Challenge!

Download it for Apple or Android tablets and smartphones here:


or from our website:

New features include:
• super easy to sign up and manage your Cadets
• brand new “Space Shed” videos and updated lesson plans
• create unique avatars
• FUN and EASY to use!

Thanks to all our partners who have helped us make this, especially the UK Space Agency for funding the creation of the App and ensuring it can remain free for you and your Cadets.

The Astro Science Challenge is a series of interactive, story-led missions designed to engage children aged 7-11 with STEM subjects. Made in collaboration with some of the UK’s top science organisations, the app is accompanied by high quality lesson plans and a series of films with guest appearances from Tim Peake. Each Mission uses examples from Tim’s mission to creatively link to the national curriculum and by completing each one, children not only unlock the next episode in the story but also earn a digital badge from organisations including the Royal Observatory, the Science Museum and the European Space Agency.

“The Unlimited Space Agency is great. Their approach to inspiring children about science is rigorous, fun and it works! I’m proud to serve with them on their mission to inspire the next generation of scientists and space explorers.”  Tim Peake, astronaut 

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