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Methane on Mars: a new discovery or just hot air?

2 weeks ago — 4.5 min read

The discovery of life on Mars would get pretty much everyone excited. The scientists hunting for it would probably be happy no matter what the outcome of their search –...

Sabre engine put through its paces

1 month ago — 2 min read

Reaction Engine's Sabre engine - part jet, part rocket - is set to be put through its paces over the coming months. The hypersonic engine could potentially reduce the trip...

Want to name the next Mars Rover?

9 months ago — 1 min read

The ESA's 2020 ExoMars rover is due to land on Mars in the spring of 2021. The UK Space Agency wants you to name it. An existing rover - 'Bruno'...

ESA’s Gaia mission produces richest star map of our galaxy to date

12 months ago — 1.5 min read

The ESA released data from its Gaia mission today. The new star map is the richest data catalogue ever produced. The map includes high-precision measurements of almost 1.7 billion stars...

National Geographic reveal 3D, 360-degree video tour of the International Space Station

12 months ago — 0.5 min read

As a part of its a documentary series - "One Strange Rock" - the National Geographic Channel has created a 360-degree VR tour of the International Space Station National Geographic...

Space Camp Accelerator launch aims to fires-up UK space industry

1 year ago — 2 min read

The Space Industry Bill quietly gained Royal Assent last week, bringing a whole host of new measures to bootstrap the UK's growing private space industry.