It has just been confirmed that all ten short listed schools will be receiving a contact with Tim Peake via amateur radio from the ISS.
Obviously there is a lot of work to be done to finalise the preparations, but it is exciting news for the schools and their local clubs.
The planned schedule for the remaining nine schools is:
- 11 February 2016 @ 1811UTC – Royal Masonic School for Girls, Rickmansworth
- Between 15 and 21 February 2016 – Oasis Academy Brightstowe, Bristol
- Between 22 and 28 February 2016 – City of Norwich Schools, Norwich
- Between 29 February and 6 March 2016 – Powys Combined Schools, Powys
- Between 18 and 24 April 2016 – St Richards College, Bexhill-on-Sea
- Between 18 and 24 April 2016 – Wellesley House School, Broadstairs
- Between 25 April and 1 May 2016 – The Derby High School, Bury
- Between 2 May and 8 May – Ashfield Primary School, Otley
- Between 9 May and 15 May – The Kings School, Ottery St Mary