The Space Zone was funded by Science Foundation Ireland.
- Willi is a professor in mechanical and materials engineering who has been working on the first Irish satellite
- Lána is a PhD student also working on the satellite as well as studying dying stars
- Jonathan is a teaching associate at the International Space University
- James designs spacecraft for the European Space Agency
- Eimear, the winner of this zone, is a satellite data researcher studying the coastal environment
Thirteen students and three engineers logged in for an evening chat on the last Thursday of the event where students could show their parents the event and ask questions. This was the first time we had run this evening session and most of the students stayed online chatting with the engineers for the full hour.