Mission to Mars News

New Mission to Mars rovers

Mars Rovers with Microbits or Arduino

December 18, 2020

First Outing for Mission to Mars Rovers Truro High School for Girls were the first students to utilise Software Cornwall’s new Martian Rovers. Having a purpose built circuit board to improve robustness and ease of construction these rovers have one significant upgrade over their predecessors. These can utilise either an…

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Line drawing of work experience rover

Mission to Mars VWEX

October 1, 2020

Virtual Work Experiences (VWEX) are being trialled in west Cornwall during December 2020 and March 2021. These are being organised through Speakers4Schools via the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership. The 2020 lockdown had all schools cancelling in situe work experience but Software Cornwall took the Mission to…

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Mission to Mars – Virtual Work Experience

July 22, 2020

Mission to Mars at Home July 2020 The Mission to Mars Work Experience for students has been running since 2014. As an award winning education initiative there has already been recognition that Software Cornwall offers a valuable workplace encounter. At the beginning of 2020 schools were very quick to cancel…

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Mission to Mars reflections from Team E

July 18, 2018

This post was contributed by Team E, a startup team from the 2018 Mission to Mars Work Experience program. Hi! We’re Abby McAuliffe, Laurie Harbord, Cam Loughlin and Kyle Doody. We participated in the recent Mission To Mars Work Experience (9th – 13th July), hosted at Heartlands in Pool, and loved…

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Mission to Mars Code School : Tech Destination Cornwall #technation

May 17, 2018

Mission to Mars Code School Software Cornwall, with the support of its members, run unique ‘Mission to Mars’ week-long work experiences for budding software entrepreneurs.  The programme designed to provide a realistic experience of being a software developer in a tech start-up environment. Working in teams, participants are supported in…

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