Resources » Junior Cycle
Explore a variety of space related resources developed
in partnership with Discover Primary Science and Science Week 2010 in addition to the ESA education resources.
Other Interesting Links & Documents
Water Forms Spheres
A video of water forming spheres in space.
Positive / Negative G Force
An interactive animation that demonstrates G forces in an elevator.
Comparison of the Launchers
Comparison of the current launcher technologies used by both ESA and NASA. Shows the comparison of the launch vehicles during the stages of the launch process and also compares launch pad mass and pay load.
Current and Future ESA Research
Current and future research projects from ESA:
Mars 500 Project
Study the effects of a group of long exploration missions in preparation for missions to Mars in the future. A group of 6 are currently sealed in an isolation chamber to simulate a mission to Mars. Isolation began in June 2010.
An animation showing free fall. If an astronaut jumps from a tower 400 km high at the right speed, then he will go into orbit around the Earth.
Foam in Space
Foam in space and Earth
Explore our Solar System
Great website for the comparison of the Planets in the Solar systems and all other objects in the solar systems.