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.
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.
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.
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 …
The first “Mars Utah Rover Field Investigation” run by the UK Space Agency and the Canadian Space Agency. This daring project will involve the operation of a Mars Rover test platform in Utah, while controlling the Rover and its scientific instruments, will be …
Today marks the 10th anniversary of Hinode’s launch, a satellite which observes the Sun’s activity in high resolution.
Today (Friday 29 April) Tim Peake controlled a Mars rover at Airbus’ Mars yard in Stevenage from onboard the International Space Station (ISS).
This image of the Hellas Basin was taken by the High Resolution Stereo Camera on the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Mars Express later last year (6 December 2016).
Celebrate 20 years of uninterrupted views of our Sun. In December 1995, the ESA-NASA Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) launched into space, eventually reaching around 1.5 million kilometres closer to the Sun. From protecting our planet to investigating how the …