Past and present students from Parkside Community School had a memorable trip to Korolyov to take part in Space Masterclass with Professor Alexander Martynov last month.
When asked about their experience they spoke as one to say it was “fantastic, incredible and unbelievable.”
Sophie Power from Year 10 was so inspired by the people and their warm welcome that she would like to take part in next year’s International Space Olympics.
Inspired by his visit, ex-Parkside student Kieran Needham also mentioned an interest in taking part in next year’s competition.
Another ex-Parkside student, Lewis Spencer, enjoyed meeting the Russian students and talking with the cosmonauts about their day to day lives.
Year 10 student, Ryan Boston’s interest in astronomy has increased.