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    CubeSats il nano satellite

    14 September 2019

    Saturday, September 14that the Explora Museum a not-to-be-missed day dedicated to Space with activities by the ESA – European Space Agency Researchers to find out what asteroids are and the importance they had in the evolution of planet Earth. 

    At 10:00 am, 12:00 pm, 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm, the activity for children aged 6-11 is dedicated to asteroids and CubeSats, a special category of satellites, which will be used by the ESA’s Hera mission to explore the Didymos asteroid.

    The nanosatellite will be presented to children as a special tool to be “customised”: the ESA Researchers will explain how fundamental physics, astrodynamics, mathematics and engineering are to explore the passing of an asteroid and prevent possible impacts with the Earth.

    At the same time, for children aged 3-5, The colours of the world, a themed workshop dedicated to the discovery of our planet as seen from Space, will be conducted by the Explora team.

    Age Groups: 3-5 years and 6-11 years
    When: Saturday, September 14th, at 10:00 am, 12:00 pm, 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm.
    How to attend:tickets include access to the workshop and are limited; to be booked at the information desk within 30 minutes after the visit starts.


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