Today marks 43 years since the European Space Agency (ESA) was established. Happy birthday ESA!
What did you get up to on Monday? I went for a walk on Mars.
I recently had the opportunity to join the University of Brighton, helping them carry out an experiment on a parabolic flight.
I’ve just met some remarkable seedlings at Wakehurst Place in West Sussex, where Kew Gardens keeps its Millennium Seed Bank. They are the experts when it comes to anything to do with storing and growing plant seeds.
Happy Dark Matter Day! Thomas Kitching, Reader in Astrophysics, gives an overview of Dark Matter and the UK's involvement in Euclid. A mission which will map the geometry of the dark Universe.
Who would have thought that preparation for Europe's ExoMars mission includes a crash course in Geology and a couple of visits to the first aider.
It is with great sadness that we recently learned of the death of one of our colleagues, Dr Helen Walker.
In the early 80’s, in what seems a lifetime ago but is only half a lifetime, I returned to Imperial College from a spell in the USA.
The space sector magazine spaceUK is back with a bigger and bolder edition and this time it’s digital.
Jeremy Curtis, the UK Space Agency’s Head of Education and Skills, was recently awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Sciences from Queen Mary University of London for his sterling work in space education and his contribution to space exploration …
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