Today marks the 10th anniversary of Hinode’s launch, a satellite which observes the Sun’s activity in high resolution.
The Sun. It’s that great big ball of fire in the sky. But what did it ever do for us?
We recently welcomed David Southwood, the new Chair of the UK Space Agency Steering Board. Read about his first thoughts in this week's guest blog.
Our International Partnerships in Space Programme (IPSP) jointly funds the I-Sat Connection project with a consortium led by Inmarsat . Take a look at the videos below to see the impact the project is having on the day to day lives of …
This week (24 May 2016), a Soyuz launcher placed the 13th and 14th Galileo satellites into targeted orbit.
Today (Friday 29 April) Tim Peake controlled a Mars rover at Airbus’ Mars yard in Stevenage from onboard the International Space Station (ISS).
Space Bugs: no, not a 1960s B movie – it’s the latest and final in the Open University’s series of 60 second explainers on microgravity, narrated by David Mitchell.
The latest of the Open University’s excellent 60 Second Adventures in Microgravity tackles research using bed rest.
This week the Open University released the second in a series of excellent primers on microgravity – this time, looking at how the evocatively nicknamed Vomit Comet – AKA parabolic flights – can help scientists understand how planets form.
This week the OU released the first of four new videos funded by the UK Space Agency, called 60 Second Adventures in Microgravity, which you can see here: We’re really proud of these videos, which nicely manage the balancing act …