Engineering Space

Behind the Scenes – How the Ukraine war cancelled the next Mars mission…

2 months ago — Quick Read

Our Mars rover mission was suspended because of the Ukraine war – here’s what we’re hoping for next Just a few months ago, we were confidently expecting to launch our rover, Rosalind...

Scientists grow plants in Moon soil

3 months ago — Quick Read

One small step for botanists. One giant eat for mankind. A team of scientists have managed to grow plants in Moon soil for the first time. In a new breakthrough...

In their own words – How a team of UK Astrophysics captured an image of the Milky Ways supermassive black

3 months ago — Quick Read

"How we captured first image of the supermassive black hole at centre of the Milky Way" Black holes are among the most profound predictions of Einstein’s theory of general relativity. Originally...

Helicopter catches booster rocket over the Pacific

3 months ago — Quick Read

Rocket Lab has been successful its attempt to catch an Electron booster midair using a helicopter.

JWST – Fully Focused

3 months ago — Long Read

NASA and the ESA have announced that the alignment of the James Webb Space Telescope is now complete. The Space Agencies have confirmed the telescope is now capable of capturing...

James Webb goes super-cold

4 months ago — Quick Read

James Webb Space telescope 'Mid-Infrared Instrument' (MIRI) has now reached its incredibly low operating temperature. The US space agency NASA confirmed that the instrument - assembled in the UK -...