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Develop emerging talent.

Alden Foundation offer STEM engagement, including a student outreach program, allowing students to engage directly with leaders in the space industry to unlock the educational and inspirational potential of the space industry and the wealth of opportunities it has to offer.

We're proud to be working with CanSat to give students the opportunity to work on inspirational small-scale space projects.

Find out more below:


Alden Foundation engage with the National Space Academy in relation to their STEM activities.

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Virtual World Space Week Careers Expo

4th-10th October 2021

Joanne Wheeler will be participating in a Careers in Space Webinar as part of the Virtual World Space Week Careers Expo. The webinar is taking place on Friday 8th.

Joanne will be discussing the expansion of the UK space sector & resulting career opportunities. In addition, we’ll be exploring the roles available outside of the traditional engineering roles & how young people can best approach working in the sector.

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CanSat Talks

For the last couple of years, we have engaged with The Allestree Woodlands School in Derby to support them with their work in relation to the CanSat competition and are now extending this to hold CanSat Talks for schools with space industry leaders every month.

If you would like to attend the first introductory CanSat Talk of the year, please click below for the agenda and to register.

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We are also running a series of short workshops which school pupils and students can attend to introduce them to the space sector.


We are open to engagement with STEM activities.

If you would like further details about Alden Foundation or wish to engage with us please use the contact details below.

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