Welcome to ScienceSpace

The education platform from CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory. Explore the site for student activities, teacher supports and innovative projects.

Send a Message to Space

A fun activity allowing students to send a message to space, learning about stars, planets, alien life and a lot more.



A competition for 2nd Level Students (transition year and upwards) to design, build and test a mini-satellite or CanSat


NameExoWorlds - Ireland

Join the competition and you could get the opportunity to Name an Extra Solar Planet on Ireland's behalf.


Event Calendar

All Events

  • Blackrock Castle Observatory
  • Science Foundation Ireland
  • European Space Education Resource Office