This week (23 February 2016), British European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Tim Peake shared this beautiful image of a glowing aurora from the International Space Station (ISS). Tim Peake tweeted, “The @Space_Station just passed straight through a thick green fog …
Groups of 4-11 year old children were recently ‘taken to infinity and beyond’ to celebrate all things space.
Tim Peake and his crewmate Tim Kopra will perform a spacewalk, known as an EVA (extravehicular activity) at approximately 12:55 GMT today (15 January 2016.)
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 …
Charlie Maclean and his Astro Pi coding excellence prize visit to CGI
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 …
Two kilograms of rocket (salad) seeds are on their way to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of British ESA astronaut Tim Peake’s six-month Principia mission.
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.
Tim Peake has recently issued the challenge to schools and other organisations to ‘Make That Call’ to him in space, using the amateur radio on board the ISS. But what is this amateur radio, and how does it work?