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LaunchPad

  • 11 and Over
  • Space

David Elder Lecture: UKFAll – Retrieving meteorites and why it’s important

Thu 20 May, 1:00pm
Get the lowdown on the lockdown meteorite! Hear from Glasgow planetary scientists, Dr Luke Daly and Aine O'Brien, about how a small but mighty team of cameras, amateur astronomers and citizen scientists, collected the first UK meteorite in 30 years.
  • 11 and Over
  • Climate Change

Glasgow Challenges Climate

Fri 21 May, 2:00pm
Glasgow Challenges Climate is a sustainable engineering interdisciplinary learning project for primary and secondary schools in Glasgow. Join STEM Glasgow live to view the winning films from the project.
  • All Ages
  • Climate Change
  • Design
  • Energy
  • Engineering
  • Health
  • Materials
  • Transport

Innovation Family Quiz

Fri 21 May, 7:00pm
Come along and test your knowledge in this live interactive family quiz. Grab your whole family for a fun night full of tricky questions and interesting facts.
  • Adults Only
  • GSC At Home
  • Health
  • Materials
  • Maths
  • Our Planet
  • Space
  • Transport

Innovation Cocktails

Fri 21 May, 8:00pm
Join Richy, GSC’s cocktail enthusiast, as he teaches Still Game’s very own barman Gavin Mitchell how to make four easy cocktails. Download our recipe cards and join in at home.
  • 13 and Over
  • Space

David Elder Lecture: Looking at our solar system with the James Webb Space Telescope

Fri 21 May, 1:00pm
What is the James Webb Space Telescope and why is it going to change how we see our solar system? Join Naomi Rowe-Gurney from the University of Leicester to find out.
  • 11 and Over
  • Space

Scotland in Space: Derek Harris of Skyrora

Wed 19 May, 10:15am
Find out how Skyrora is building and testing rockets, developing innovative new rocket fuels, and taking the Scottish space industry to new heights.
  • 13 and Over
  • Computer Science

Cybersecurity Workshop

Wed 19 May, 7:00pm
Join our exciting online challenge to prevent a cyber attack and learn more about careers in technology.
  • 13 and Over
  • Space

Stephanie Walker and Miriam Sargusingh

Wed 19 May, 8:00pm
Living in space has its challenges, but it's the engineers and scientists on the ground who find many of the solutions. Join NASA engineers Stephanie Walker and Miriam Sargusingh as we take a trip to low Earth orbit and beyond.
  • 11 and Over
  • Space

Scotland Innovating in the Space Sector

Thu 20 May, 10:15am
The space sector is booming in Scotland. Join Pam Anderson and Derek Bennet of AAC Clyde Space to find out about innovation and growth in the space sector and how we use satellites to communicate and collect information.
  • 13 and Over
  • Engineering

Construction Innovation with Morrison Construction

Thu 20 May, 11:15am
Take a virtual tour of a construction site to see how the latest innovation and technology can be used in building design and how to build sites with very low environmental impact.
  • All Ages
  • Space

Michael Baker

Thu 20 May, 7:00pm
Join NASA astronaut Michael Baker to find out what it's like to live in space, why building partnerships and collaborating is so important in orbit, and take a look at Scotland from space!
  • 11 and Over
  • Energy
  • Industry
  • Transport

WWF Scotland – Climate Innovation

Fri 21 May, 10:15am
Join Holly O'Donnell, from WWF Scotland, as she discusses the innovative technologies being developed for cities of the future to reduce our impact on the environment.
  • 13 and Over
  • Engineering

Jet Engine Evolution with Rolls Royce

Fri 21 May, 11:15am
Join Rolls Royce to follow the manufacturing journey of compressor aerofoils and explore the evolution of the jet engine.