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Students attend NASA Space School from home

Three Manx pupils benefit from Mansat scholarship

Three A level students from the Isle of Man say attending NASA's Space School remotely has given them new plans for their future education.

Joseph Dunne and Benjamin Li from Ramsey Grammar School, alongside Sophie Bell from QEII were due to attend the programme in Houston this summer, but coronavirus meant lessons took place online instead.

The annual scholarships, funded by Island firm Mansat, allow youngsters to experience a range of scientific fields.

Benjamin explains how he found studying remotely:

Education Minister Dr Alex Allinson says the space sector is important for the Island and students:

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