These students are hoping to be first in line to get jobs in Cornwall’s burgeoning space industry.
A Newquay Airport-based Spaceport is envisaged by the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership and could eventually create 480 jobs, contributing £25m a year for the local economy.
Lauren Reeves, 15, from Truro, India Robinson, 15, from Newquay and Pixie Wyatt, 14, from Fowey, are all on work experience at Roseland Observatory near St Austell this week.
The three year 10 students say they are excited about the region's future, and hope to be the first to get jobs at the spaceport.
A memoradum of understanding was signed on Monday that means three satellite missions could be launched from Newquay by 2021.