September 26, 2017
SSR Winner 2017

School Space Race on the Institute of Physics Blog

Congratulations to Sir Isaac Newton Sixth form – School Space Race Winners 2017! A team of students from Norwich in the UK managed to design and launch a balloon to a record breaking 33km high. This was around […]
September 25, 2017

School Space Race on the Institute of Physics Blog

  “Tim, when you are in space and you take your clothes off before you go to bed… how do you stop them floating away?” asked a teenage schoolgirl from Norfolk. Read the full article here.
June 29, 2017

Ethiopian Launch Day

Video showing still images from the Ethiopia launch on the 18th of June will follow. Above is the exciting moment of launch! The two schools in Ethiopia had to overcome considerably more administrative hurdles than schools in the both […]
May 16, 2017

UK Launch Day

Video showing still images from the UK launch on the 4th of May. Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form, Reepham and Flegg High managed to recover their payload the same day. Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form’s payload reached an […]
May 2, 2017
Tracking Image (small)

Follow the UK launch – 4th May, 10am

Follow the UK launch! The School Space Race Norfolk launch will be on Thursday the 4th May at 10am. You can follow the action live on this tracking site including live still images from the payloads: Call […]
March 31, 2017

Bricileaks No.12 – Protec take the lead in the SSR

Bricileaks No. 12 The much anticipated Yellobric School Space Race is finally underway with our first three launches in South Africa in January this year. Make sure you watch our launch video. Despite losing their space balloon again our […]
March 8, 2017

Introducing City of Norwich School

Introducing City of Norwich School, and the Queen!
February 6, 2017

South African Launch Day

Video of the South African launch of three balloons; Bondzeni, PROTEC and Imagine Scholar. If you didn’t follow the South African School Space Race launch live you can watch this video which show the excitement of students who designed […]
February 6, 2017

Introducing Bondzeni

What is a quadrocycle? Find out in this video introducing the team from Bondzeni High…
February 1, 2017

Introducing Reefham High School

Who knew Stephen Fry was from Reefham?!