Today (Friday 29 April) Tim Peake controlled a Mars rover at Airbus’ Mars yard in Stevenage from onboard the International Space Station (ISS).
Space Bugs: no, not a 1960s B movie – it’s the latest and final in the Open University’s series of 60 second explainers on microgravity, narrated by David Mitchell.
The latest of the Open University’s excellent 60 Second Adventures in Microgravity tackles research using bed rest.
This week the Open University released the second in a series of excellent primers on microgravity – this time, looking at how the evocatively nicknamed Vomit Comet – AKA parabolic flights – can help scientists understand how planets form.
This week the OU released the first of four new videos funded by the UK Space Agency, called 60 Second Adventures in Microgravity, which you can see here: We’re really proud of these videos, which nicely manage the balancing act …
This month (March 2016) we say goodbye to our Chief Executive David Parker as he joins ESA as its new Director of Human Spaceflight and Robotic Exploration.
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).
Launched 3 weeks ago (16 February 2016), Sentinel-3A has already delivered impressive first images for Europe’s Copernicus programme. The 3 instruments on the satellite will be used to measure Earth’s oceans, land, ice and atmosphere. The image above shows Storm …
Last week, we welcomed United Arab Emirates (UAE) space agency delegates to the UK.
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 …