Round Dates and Registration Deadlines: 2015/16

There will be four rounds of the I’m an Astronaut competition, named for the phase of the mission Tim will be in when each round takes place. The rounds will be: Training, Launch, Orbit, and Touchdown.

trainingRound 1: Training Zone

Dates running: 5th–16th October 2015
Registration for Round 1 has closed. Teachers can register their interest in taking part in Rounds 2, 3, and 4.

launchRound 2: Launch Zone

Dates running: 7th–18th December 2015
Teacher registration deadline: 10 am 26th October 2015

orbitRound 3: Orbit Zone

Dates running: 7th–18th March 2016
Teacher registration deadline: 24th January 2016

touchdownRound 4: Touchdown Zone

Dates running: 13th–24th June 2016
Teacher registration deadline: 24th April 2016


Teacher info and registration

The competition is totally free for schools, though places are limited. For more information and to register interest, go to:

Join the Astro Support Team

If your work relates to the Principia Mission, and you would like to take part as part of the Astro Support Team to answer school students’ questions, see:

More STEM engagement

For a full list of everything we have coming up in 2015/16 (I’m a Scientist, I’m an Engineer, and I’m an Astronaut), take a look at this blog post.

Posted on September 7, 2015 by modjosh in News. Leave a comment

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