As the ERS-2 climate mission starts its burn up in the Earth’s atmosphere, our Space Exploration Special Adviser Sue Horne talks about how the mission has spanned her career in space.
Astroscale's ADRAS-J mission is set to launch soon. Learn why tackling large items of space debris is so important.
How a team at the University of Nottingham is working to ensure the health of astronauts on long space missions.
Six months into the role of Deputy CEO, as jobshare with Annelies Look, Chris White-Horne looks back on their time at the UK Space Agency so far.
February’s night skies host some of the most distinctive and spectacular stars, constellations and deep-sky objects, so wrap up warm and make the most of any clear nights that come around!
This year’s New Year Honours saw 4 leader from the UK space sector recognised for their work's contributions. The UK Space Agency celebrates and congratulates these space pioneers.
2024 is looking to be the year of the Space entrepreneur, and through the Fusion programme, the UK Space Agency, Entrepreneurial Spark and Exotopic will prime up to 20 of the UK’s most promising space entrepreneurs to make the most of this growth in the industry.
2024 hosts several fascinating night sky sights, from an early morning line up of the rocky planets to two partial lunar eclipses.
The UK Space Conference is the premier, biennial event for the UK space sector. This year it took place from 21 to 23 November in Belfast, and showcased a raft of initiatives linking the space industry to the UK's next generation of talent.
Space debris prompts questions about how well we look after our environment, and what we can do to be better custodians in the future. Although advanced technical societies have come to increasingly rely on space based infrastructure, they have, so far, failed to meaningfully address the scale of accruing orbital debris. Only very recently has the awareness of space debris as a severe risk to both space and Earth infrastructures increased within the space community.
This month brings the solstice on 21 December marking the start of winter, and one of the most prolific meteor showers in the calendar - the Geminids.