Wednesday 10 October
We were on the train to Gatwick at 10.30, leaving sunny Brighton fully prepared for an exciting few days and arrived in an even sunnier Amsterdam later that day!
We stayed in Noordwick tonight to do some serious preparing before we meet all the other teams tomorrow.
Thursday 11 October
Hello ESTEC! (European Space Research and Technology Centre). Apart from the super exciting technology here at ESTEC, we were informed prior to our arrived that we MUST eat at the agency’s canteen. You don’t have to ask us twice… (and yes it was phenomenal)
After lunch we were welcomed by the European Space Agency (ESA) Education Office and introduced to Novespace, ELGRA (European Low Gravity Research Association) and shown around ESA’s super confidential space testing facilities. No photos for this, sorry!