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.
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 …
Groups of 4-11 year old children were recently ‘taken to infinity and beyond’ to celebrate all things space.
From taking part in your very own space race to pushing your knowledge of science - we have a range of challenges suitable for a variety of school ages. You can get involved with space today!
Charlie Maclean and his Astro Pi coding excellence prize visit to CGI
From making pee in pots to helping open a new ESA building, the last two weeks have kept everyone here on their toes.
At 05:38 BST (2 September 2015), Andreas Mogensen, Sergei Volkov and Aidyn Aimbetov were launched on the Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft into orbit. The cargo being carried with them includes 2kg of rocket seeds, ready for Tim Peake’s mission in December …