Suggest names for the spacecraft
Andover Space Programme is working with Andover Young Carers to design the space craft that will be launched from Andover town. The spacecraft needs a name and we want your suggestions!
Send a message into space
In December, artist Tom Mansfield with the people of Andover will launch a spacecraft filled with words and images representing who we are now and our hopes for the future. Read more…
Space themed fun day for all ages
23rd November 2019
Be part of a Naming Ceremony on Space Craft Naming Day, and allow time to enjoy a variety of space themed activities at CAS and in the town centre.
Specially written poems by Andovarians
Chapel Arts Studios (CAS) and Andover Radio are inviting people to submit poems on the theme ‘There’s A Bigger Picture Out There’ to help Andover mark the occasion, and inspire imaginations.
Build a Space Soundscape
Imagine Space Sounds – how would space feel? How would space look? How would it feel to be 20k above the earth?
Send your ‘space sounds’ to Andover Radio to inspire a soundscape which will be played on Launch Day. If you want to share your sounds with us on social media use #casAIRspace
Coming up: Space Soundscape Workshop at CAS hosted by David Harber from Andover Radio on 23rd November as part of our Space Craft Naming Day activities.
Creative activities to do at home, school, or Mission HQ
We are building an Andover Space Programme Handbook which includes fact sheets from Mission Control and creative activities to inspire all ages.
You can download the pages and complete your favourite at home or come along to CAS on 23rd November to collect a paper copy and your Andover Space Programme Passport.
Andover Space Programme Exhibition at Winchester Science Centre
The Andover Space Programme will culminate in an exhibition at Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium.
Mission Control will employ a ‘chase car’ and do our utmost to recover the spacecraft and the camera footage from it’s flight – listen to Andover Radio 95.7FM for updates on launch day weekend – and come along to see the culmination of the project when details are announced!