Midhurst students walk on the moon

editorial image
0
Have your say

Students and staff from Midhurst Rother College became trainee astronauts when they visited the Euro Space Centre in Belgium for the weekend.

All students were keen to participate in the offered activities which included rocket launch simulations, taking a turn on the stomach churning multi-axis chair and designing and launching their own rockets.

An undoubted highlight of the weekend was when students were able to experience first-hand, through the power of technology, the wonder of walking on the moon.

The trip proved to be inspirational for Year 8 student, Alice Bowers, who is now considering a career in the space industry. “Space camp has been by far one of the best experiences of my life. It has inspired me to learn more and to maybe even become an astronaut. I just wish I could go back and do it all again.”

Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.

Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.

1) Make our website your homepage at www.midhurstandpetworth.co.uk/

2) Like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/MidhurstandPetworthObserver

3) Follow us on Twitter @mid_pet_obs

4) Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.

And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!

The Midhurst and Petworth Observer - always the first with your local news.

Be part of it.