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Phoenix Space

A groundbreaking project to educate, empower and inspire disadvantaged youth through space science and an orbital experiment.

Founded: 2019 by Alevtina Nepomniachtchikh

  • Program Area

    Education
  • Location of Impact

    Global, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey
  • Headquarters Location

    London, United Kingdom
  • Product Platforms

    Web, Mobile Apps, Open Source
  • Budget

    $0 to $500,000
  • Founder Demographics

    Female

Phoenix Space was created to address the consequences of the Syrian crisis on refugee children’s education, by developing practical solutions as a joint effort. With this project, we aim to establish a unique STEM Programme taught to displaced students and underprivileged students from the host communities, promoting greater integration and creating an ecosystem of partnership with a variety of organisations.

Phoenix Space is part of the 'Call to Orbit' readiness program run by Open Cosmos and the European Space Agency. As a first of its kind, thanks to this collaboration, the program will culminate with an in-orbit experiment aboard a satellite, where the students will build, test and use the apparatus to take useful data from low-earth orbit.

Funders and Awards

Award: Winner of the 'Call to Orbit' competition by Open Cosmos and European Space Agency,