International Space Olympics

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The International Space Olympics (ISO) are an annual competition for young people aged from 14 to 18, held in Korolev City Moscow, Russia. Competitions are in a variety of fields including Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, and English Literature, in addition to a space related research project.[1]

When not competing in these events, participants are given tours of some of Russia's top space facilities and areas of cultural significance. Participants come from a range of countries as teams. In previous years, teams have attended from Germany, Greece, Israel, United Kingdom,[2][3] United States,[4][5][6] Kazakhstan, Australia,[7][8] Spain and Russia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.spacedu.org/Olimp/Media/top.htm
  2. ^ http://www.ibby.net/korolev/index.html
  3. ^ http://www.vesa.org.uk/aimhigher-leicester-shire/index.php?mact=News,cntnt01,detail,0&cntnt01articleid=13&cntnt01returnid=39
  4. ^ http://www.roanoke.com/neighbors/school/wb/135405
  5. ^ http://www.doe.virginia.gov/info_centers/superintendents_memos/2008/06_jun/inf140.html
  6. ^ http://worldnetva.pwnet.org/russia2000/about/index.htm
  7. ^ http://www.gg.gov.au/governorgeneral/news.php?action=view&id=19
  8. ^ http://www.guidesaus.org.au/page.php?pageid=164