It's time for the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year and the first day of "astronomical winter"!
Will we really see planet Mars as big as our Earth's moon?
Mars, named after the Roman god of war, is called the “Red Planet” because of the reddish color of the iron oxide on its surface. Among the planets of the solar system, the Red Planet, which ranks fourth based on its distance from the Sun, is the second smallest planet after Mercury.
Space Camp Turkey integrated the Minecraft™ game to its programs after developing unique educational content and came up with a brand new program called “Minecraft New Horizons” for the 9-13 age group which will last 3 days.
We celebrated Pi Day with our international campers while playing math games.
The students participating in Space Camp Turkey’s Galactic Summer Camp Program on July 22-28, received training about disaster communications and wireless operation from the officials of Turkish Amateur Radio Association (TRAC) Izmir branch.
Students of Swiss International Scientific School Dubai participated in our “Customized Outer Space Adventure” program during the week of February 17th, 2019 and enjoyed the flexibility of customizing their own program.
The Week Without Walls fieldtrips take learning beyond the classroom, expand learners’ understanding of the curriculum and its possible applications as well as contribute to their individual development.
Space Camp Turkey has organized promotional activities and presentations while attending the “Destination Imagination Turkey” tournament which took place on February 16-17 at the Ephesus Convention Center with the participation of 278 school teams and 2 thousand 200 students from various cities of Turkey.
The students of TED Aliağa College and TED İzmir College, whom have completed the ACCESS Social Responsibility Project, which was held for the eighth time this year in cooperation with the Turkish Education Association (TED) and the US Embassy English Education Attaché, attended the English Astro-Adventure Program at Space Camp Turkey on July 14-15.
The Galactic Summer Camp program scheduled for June 24-30 will be presented under the theme of "Asteroid Week".
Space Camp Turkey’s special themed 2019 International Summer Camp Program, which was organized to increase the awareness about World Asteroid Day has ended with several different unique activities being completed.
Hey there, future space explorers! Get ready for an out-of-this-world journey through our solar system, where planets come alive with amazing facts and cool comparisons.
The 50th anniversary of the first humans landing on the Moon as part of NASA's Apollo 11 lunar mission was celebrated at Space Camp Turkey with various activities during a special week titled “Apollo Week”.
What Are The Effects Of An Asteroid Impact, How Can We Be Protected?
The special themed Galactic Summer Camp Program of Space Camp Turkey, which was organized to draw attention to the “World Asteroid Day” which is celebrated on June 30, was completed.
The Galactic Summer Camps of Space Camp Turkey could very well be the ultimate opportunity for a summer vacation for both parents and children at the same time.
It’s been over 21 years since the grand opening of Space Camp Turkey. During this time, thousands of students and teachers have attended our programs. All the feedback we received from our participants motivated us to do our work even better, and also helped us to improve ourselves. Of course some of the positive feedbacks came from our beloved chaperones.
Why do astronauts wear space suits? Is the space environment dangerous for humans? In this article, we examined astronaut suits.
NASA aims to launch manned missions to the Moon again. Although one of the main goals here may seem to establish a permanent settlement on the lunar surface, the real goal is actually much bigger.
The equinox is the moment when the circle of illumination passes through the poles as a result of the Sun's rays hitting perpendicular to the Equator.
53 yeras ago today; the words of Neil Armstrong, who took the first step on the moon, announced the magnificent achievement of mankind to the universe: "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind..."
Representing mankind's endless curiosity and desire to solve the mysteries of their homes at the highest level, the James Webb Space Telescope exceeded the expectations of astronomers in its first year of science operations and captivated the world with stunning images.
The International Space Station (ISS), which is a joint effort of 5 space agencies, including NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Russian Federal Space Agency
In many parts of the world, March 14th, the 14th day of the 3rd month, is celebrated as "Pi Day" every year.
With the acceleration of technology and space studies, there has been another first in the recent days. Axiom Space, which is not affiliated with a public space agency such as NASA, ESA, ROSCOSMOS, successfully completed its first mission, AX-1, to the International Space Station with its 4 astronauts.
The very first Türk to go to space in 2023, the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Türkiye.
We still do not know exactly what its structure is. It absorbs even the light around it due to its incredible gravitation. It, even considered as a door to an alternative universe according to some theories among thousands of different theories of scientists, is the topic for this issue. What do you think it is?
The Partner Schools Science Program was established in 2002 by our late Founder, Kaya Tuncer, and ESBAŞ Chairwoman of the Board, Mary Tuncer, in order to bring children from all over the world together with Turkish students.
We would like to share our first Astro Newsletter via Space Camp Turkey webpage. Activating a new space telescope, deorbiting an asteroid with a spacecraft and exploring a metal-rich asteroid; just some of the main missions that are expected to be completed in 2022...
Space Camp Turkey started its journey with the slogan "We Shape Future Leaders" and today is celebrating its 20th anniversary.
Space Camp Turkey will begin sharing educational videos via its YouTube channel!
The world's second, Turkey's first and only space camp is proudly celebrating its 19th year! Since the day we were founded, we are proud to have provided applied space science education to approximately 250 thousand participants from over 60 countries.
131 students and 15 teachers from 7 countries, including Poland, the United Kingdom, Lithuania and the United States, participated in the 17th E-Pal Week as part of the Partner School Science Program (PSSP), which was organized by Global Friendship Through Space Education Foundation and Space Camp Turkey on June 30-July 6, 2019.
Space Camp Turkey youth programs that took place during the semester break in Turkey (Jan 21 - Feb 1, 2019) have ended with success.
15 female students have attended the Outer Space Adventure Program at Space Camp Turkey on June 8-10 as a part of the “Girls Can STEM” project carried out with the partnership and cooperation of the Flying Broom Women's Communication and Research Association and the United States Embassy.
51 students and 18 teachers from 9 countries, including Poland, the United Kingdom, Lithuania and the United States, participated in the 16th Partner School Science Program (PSSP), also known as the E-PAL Week, which is organized by Global Friendship Through Space Education Foundation and Space Camp Turkey on July 1-7 2018.
Space Camp Turkey’s Educational Outreach Department Manager, Tolga Yıldırım, has attended the Science Fair at Klaipeda Adult Gymnasium in Lithuania on the 2nd of March.
Space Camp Turkey has been evaluated by Turkish Quality Foundation as a good practice in terms of the concept of "Creating a Sustainable Future".
Our international marketing manager, Beth Mitchell Gencel, met with Astronaut Chris Hadfield, who flew in space three times and commanded a space station mission, during Istanbul Innovation Conference on December 4, 2015.
Greek-American philanthropist Michael Parlamis, a staunch supporter of Space Camp Turkey, passed away on Oct.6 in New York City, N.Y. He was 73.
Space Camp Turkey, as an ESBAS Enterprise, is honored to host Nagin Cox as guest speakers to share her unique experiences with Space Camp Turkey participants on April 26, 2013.