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#Countdown2Launch Broadcast to celebrate the first launch from the UK taking place in Cornwall.

Date: 27 Oct

This broadcast has been written for a school age audience and will be hosted by British and ESA Astronaut Tim Peake.

Primarily designed for a young audience, the broadcast will focus on:

  • What is happening in the space sector across the UK
  • How we use satellites
  • Jobs and routes into the sector
  • Q & A with Tim, head of Spaceport Cornwall Melissa Thorpe and other space sector staff
  • First launch sequence itself


Schools can currently register their interest in the broadcast and be kept up to date once we know a specific day and time that this will run.