We’re proud to announce our director of Growth, Catherine Mealing-Jones, has won the first ever UK Chapter Satellite Personality of the Year Award. The award celebrates individuals for their achievements in promoting and developing the satellite sector in the UK. …
Principia post-flight tour: Cardiff
This week (13 October 2016) we're touring the UK with British European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Tim Peake. Today we're kicking off the tour in Cardiff. Find out how important Wales is to our thriving sector with the facts below.
World Space Week: Education and Outreach
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 …
LEGO to the Science Museum!
We teamed up with LEGO Master Builders to build a model of the Soyuz Capsule – a replica of the one Tim Peake will be using in December. The two-thirds size Soyuz took 650 hours to build and used over …
From urine samples to space conferences: it's been a busy couple of weeks!
From making pee in pots to helping open a new ESA building, the last two weeks have kept everyone here on their toes.
Plants in space: success at the Chelsea Flower Show
Last week, we celebrated the launch of Rocket Science; an educational project sending salad seeds to space and back. Give your local school the opportunity to grow these 'space seeds' in a national science experiment.
Into gardening? We're at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show!
We can't wait to exhibit at the RHS Chelsea Flower show next week and we want you to tell us which of the following plants you would take to space.
Bringing space down to Earth: the Big Bang Fair 2015
This week I’ll be meeting my fifth astronaut - if you count walking past Chris Hadfield on a zebra crossing as ‘meeting’. This isn’t actually the thing I’m most excited about this week. Jean-Francois Clervoy an ESA shuttle astronaut will …
Register now: UK Space Conference 2015
Get a sneak peak into what to expect from this year's UK space conference and register now for your early bird ticket.
It's dinner, but in space!
As you may well remember, earlier in the year we asked the children of Great Britain to design a meal that they thought British ESA astronaut Tim Peake would like to eat in space.