I am Lewis Campbell, and I am the founder of Scotland's first Student-
I do this by running Project Helios, where students aged 12-
This Space Program and others I run throughout Scotland enable young people to realise that the most pioneering front of human advancement, Space, is available right at their fingertips.
I was initially inspired to pursue a career in the Space Industry after attending a talk from a REAL LIFE NASA Astronaut Trainer, and I was absolutely blown away. Since then, I have met 5 Astronauts, Ken Ham, Mike Baker, Doug Wheelock, Chris Hadfield, and Steve Bowen. They each have their own story however they are keen to hammer home the three essential rules of being an astronaut. Live Big, Dream Big, and Act Big!
Due to the success of Project Helios, I now give talks on STEM Subjects, my experiences and the incredible nature of space to clubs, Primary Schools and Secondary Schools alike. If you are interested, you can contact me through the Project Helios Facebook page.
Inverclyde Skywatchers is an absolutely fantastic club, promoting Astronomy for all ages and skill levels. Its keen set of members are a great group to interact with, proof that Space is for everyone and rightly so, as it is a fantastic adventure to explore space through a telescope as equally as any other activity.
Professor Martin Hendry
Our meeting on the 27th February with guest speaker Professor Martin Hendry. He wowed us with his lecture on how Gravitational Waves were produced as the result of an immensely powerful explosion somewhere far outside our galaxy. An explosion produced by two black holes colliding with one another which proved Einstein was right with his theory.
Work is ongoing in preparation for the next step in detector development, with both the next generation of underground, super-
Some photos in the gallery on the left.