International Space Education Institute

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The International Space Education Institute was established in Leipzig, Germany by Ralf Heckel and 6 more members of the society including Prof. Dr. Jesco von Puttkamer as councilor in October 2005 to support high school and college students in international space competitions (Amtsgericht Leipzig, VR 4401, non-profit, benefit accepted by Finanzamt Leipzig).[1][2][3] They bring professional astronauts, including Chen Dong, to their programs for students to learn from.[4]


  1. ^ "International Space Education Institute – Great Moonbuggy Race Blog". NASA. March 29, 2011. Retrieved March 6, 2021. The International Space Education Institute is headed stateside as we post this. We're excited to see what Ralf Heckel's team brings this year, not just to the high school division — which they won in 2010 — but to the college division as well.
  2. ^ Whitley, Claire (April 16, 2019). "AZ high school among NASA rover challenge winners". The Kingman Daily Miner. Retrieved 6 March 2021. List of Winners, High School Division, First Place: International Space Education Institute (Leipzig, Germany), 91 points
  3. ^ "Mock Moon Buggies From Germany, Puerto Rico Win NASA Race". April 2010. Retrieved 6 March 2021. The International Space Education Institute has been aprominent contender in the moonbuggy competition ever since they debuted in2007 as the German Space Education Institute. The team this year included two Russian students, reflecting the school's expanded international scope.
  4. ^ Harvey, Brian (8 October 2019). China in Space: The Great Leap Forward. Springer Nature. p. 21. ISBN 978-3-030-19588-5. Retrieved 6 March 2021. Chen Dong at the space days event in Germany with some young astronauts from the International Space Education Institute in Leipzig.

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Space Hotel Leipzig