This week (3 June 2015) is the 50th anniversary of the first NASA spacewalk. Edward H. White II floated for more than 20 minutes in the microgravity of space on the Gemini IV mission in 1965. At the end of …
An image over Russia’s Siberia region was released on the anniversary of Sentinel-1A’s orbit.
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.
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.
The Hubble Space Telescope was launched 24th April 1990 and has beamed thousands of images back to Earth, unveiling many mysteries of astronomy.
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?
This combined image of scans taken by Sentinel-1A’s radar shows the fast-moving Pine Island glacier, which flowed about 100 m in less than 2 weeks (in pink). Light blue represents stable ice on either side of the stream. Pine Island …
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 …
Get a sneak peak into what to expect from this year's UK space conference and register now for your early bird ticket.
Recently, I was afforded the privilege of getting my hands on the first prototype of the Astro Pi board, and had a lesson from Dave Honess at Raspberry Pi in how to write code for it.