Blast Off Live!


BLAST OFF LIVE – 15th December 2015 BBC coverage starts at 10.30am

Watch it live on BBC One and live streamed at

Tim Peake is the first British ESA astronaut to fly to the International Space Station. He launches at 11.02am on Tueday 15 December from Kazakhstan. His six-month mission provides a unique context for classroom activities to inspire all your pupils.

The UK Space Agency and the European Space Agency have put together an education and outreach programme that spans a broad range of subjects and age ranges, all linked to the Principia mission. These activities can be found here.

Glasgow Science Festival and Three Minute Learning have been funded to develop their online science and literacy resource 3ml, in support of Principia, and offer it free to all Scottish schools.  If you would like a 3ml test account, please send your name, email and school to

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