Happy International Women in Engineering Day! We're helping celebrate #INWED17 by showcasing some inspiring female engineers and their space careers from across the UK.
Sunday, 18 June 2017, marks one year since British ESA astronaut Tim Peake returned to Earth after his historic mission to the International Space Station. Since then the UK Space Agency has continued to deliver the largest education programme in …
After much anticipation, the Principia Schools Conferences took place on 2 and 5 November 2016.
Deadline: 31 March 2017
As a mobile planetarium and science communication business, Cosmos Planetarium, we were looking for a unique and exciting way to engage hard to reach children. We wanted to give them the confidence to explore STEM subjects further and to realise …
Registration for Mission X: Train Like an Astronaut 2017 is now open!
This week, we're celebrating World Space Week (#WSW16). Today we're focussing on Education and Outreach, an important area in the Agency. Our team has reached over 1.3 million young people through its education programme over the last year, with the …
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.