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Deadline approaches for space school scholarship applications

Last year's recipients

British Astronaut stresses importance of STEM subjects

The deadline for applications for a scholarship to an international space school is looming.

Students hoping to win the support of ManSat to attend the United Space School in America the Summer need to submit answers to the following questions -

- Why are you interested in space?
- How do you think the Isle of Man can contribute to space exploration?
- Should humans return to the Moon before going to Mars? Please justify your answer.

The deadline for entries is 14 January, you can find out more here.

In an interview with Manx Radio recently, British Astronaut Tim Peake explained why he thinks students should engage with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematic - or STEM - subjects:

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