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The Result of APRSAF-25 Water Rocket Event

APRSAF-25 Water Rocket Event has been held from November 2nd to November 4th in Singapore.
58 students pariticpated in the competition and the awards went to following students. Congratulations!

1st Place (0.46m)

Mr. C.M. Ayodya Karawita Chandrasekara (Sri Lanka)

2nd Place (1.06m)

Miss Yiting Feng (China)

3rd Place (1.67m)

Mr. Adam Darwisy Shahrol Azman (Malaysia)

Best Combined Score (0.46m and 1.01m)

Mr. C.M. Ayodya Karawita Chandrasekara (Sri Lanka)

Most Reliable Rocket (4 consecutive Gold)

Miss Yiting Feng (China)

The result of APRSAF-25 Poster Contest

APRSAF-25 Poster Contest has been held from November 6 to November 9 in Sheraton Tower Singapore, the venue of APRSAF-25 Session.
186 ballots were voted for this contest and 4 posters won the following awards. Congratulations!

- APRSAF-25 Poster Contest (Singapore) Results (PDF)

Best Poster Award

Mr. Rui Xu (China)

Special Poster Award

Miss Syafinatun Naja (Indonesia)

Special Poster Award

Mr. Tanabudee Phalamit (Thailand)

JAXA Award

Mr. Shunto Hiwatari (Japan)

Objectives

Space Education Working Group

Space Education Seminar

Water Rocket Event

Poster Contest

The Space Education Working Group (SEWG), formerly known as the Space Education and Awareness Working Group, was established in 2001 for promoting space education activities including space topics and providing opportunities for space education. The SEWG is now performing its activities with the aim of :

  • i) effectively using space education materials to enhance education for young people;
  • ii) providing education and training opportunities for young people in space science and technology;
  • iii) helping enhance mutual understanding among countries in the region through exchange opportunities for young people.

Activities

  • Water Rocket Event for education
    Since 2005, the Water Rocket Event is organized each year, immediately preceding the APRSAF session, attended by approximately 60 students ages 12 to 16 from over 15 countries.
  • Poster Contest for young people
    The Poster Contest is held during the APRSAF session since 2006 for children ages 8 to 11.
  • Space Education Seminars / Workshops for teachers
    The Space Education Seminars provide training opportunities for educators with the aim to support teachers to incorporate space education activities and materials effectively into their classrooms.
  • CanSat for students
    The working group promotes CanSat activities for secondary school, university and graduate students at various occasions.
  • Social Media Usage
    The WG opened a Facebook page from December 2012 for exchanging information on space education.

Concept Paper

Poster Contest Calendar

This calendar is published by the ASIA-PACIFIC REGIONALSPACE AGENCY FORUM (APRSAF) Space Education Working Group, which encourages the use of space materials to enhance education for young people and aims to stimulate intellectual curiosity and passion of young people through their involvement in space activities.

The drawings and paintings presented in this calendar were selected from entries from children ages 8 to 11 for the twelfth APRSAF Poster Contest, held under the “United Through Space”, and displayed during the twenty-fourth session of APRSAF, held in India in November 2017.

APRSAF Space Education Working Group proudly presents the creative artwork of children in Asia and the Pacific.

You are welcome to produce copies of this calendar and distribute them to parties who may be interested in them.
These Calendar PDF data are non-editable.
If you want to localize calendar date text, please contact ap_poster_eduml.jaxa.jp .
The theme of the thirteenth APRSAF Poster Contest will be " My Home in Space ".

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