Engineering Space

New study springs a surprise – Venus really could harbour life!

2 months ago — Quick Read

Earth’s sister planet, Venus, has not been regarded as a high priority in the search for life. Its surface temperature of around 450°C is thought to be hostile to even...

Solar scientist Lucie Green launches kids Summer of STEM challenge

4 months ago — Long Read

Space scientist and broadcaster, Professor Lucie Green has teamed up with Born to Engineer favourite STEM Learning to launch a range of science, technology, engineering and maths challenges to keep...

Why are there so many Mars Missions blasting off this year?

4 months ago — Deep Dive

Mars 2020: the hunt for life on the red planet is about to get serious Illustration of NASA’s Perseverance rover on Mars. NASA/JPL-Caltech Next spring is going to be a...

Everything you need to know about the UAE Mars mission

4 months ago — Quick Read

UAE Mars mission: extraordinary feat shows how space exploration can benefit small nations The United Arab Emirates (UAE) successfully launched its Mars mission dubbed “Al Amal”, or “Hope”, from the...

SpaceX to build floating spaceports

5 months ago — Quick Read

SpaceX is looking to build floating spaceports to use for both hypersonic Earth travel and missions to Moon and Mars. A job advert this week revealed the US private space...

Have you got what it takes to become an astronaut in the new era of human spaceflight?

6 months ago — Deep Dive

Millions of people watched breathlessly as astronauts for the first time successfully travelled to the International Space Station (ISS) in a privately funded spacecraft, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket and Crew...