Recent a graduate of the Faculty of science (School of Physical Sciences) took the proposal of the European Space Agency (European Space Agency) about the participation in the internship for young professionals.
Sam Faces is among 80 new trainees with all over Europe, and now he will take part in the current study of meteorites in Observatory in the Canary Islands. He also expects to contribute to a number of other projects during his work in ESA.
This program internship takes one year and is held in the European centre for space research and technology, located in Noordwijk the Netherlands. Goal of the program is to give selected participants the experience of development and implementation of space programs.
Mr. Leakey, who graduated with honors from the graduate program in physics "Astronomy, space science and astrophysics" at the University of Kent believes that the key to his success in the selection of the ESA had the opportunity to work with real data of the current space programme in the framework of work on it senior project, as well as the opportunity to observe the asteroid using the private Observatory of the faculty.
He said: "I am extremely glad I was able to Intern, and I am sure that this program will give me amazing opportunities."