Imperial College London's Professor Helen Brindley explains how the ESA FORUM mission, contracted to Airbus, will improve the accuracy of climate change forecasts and help scientists see the Earth through new eyes.
In the early hours of Tuesday (23 June 2015), we waved goodbye to Sentinel-2A as it was carried away on a Vega rocket.
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.
Young scientists from the UK are invited to compete in Odysseus, an exciting competition exploring the mysteries and challenges of space.
This week (16 June 2015) celebrated the anniversary of the first woman in space, Valentina Tereshkova, in 1963.
This Planck image shows the complicated link between the magnetic field of our galaxy and its interstellar dust.
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.