#European Space Agency

Sabre engine put through its paces

9 months ago — Long 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...

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

2 years ago — Quick 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

2 years ago — Long 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.

Cambridge leads the charge to use Graphene in zero gravity

2 years ago — Long Read

Cambridge researchers have been using the 'vomit comet' to test graphene’s application in space. Graphene has the potential to open thousands of new opportunities in material science and could transform...

The UK Space Agency Wants Your Ideas

2 years ago — Quick Read

Interested in a share of £50,000? SatelLife Challenge, spearheaded by the UK Space Agency, is looking for the innovative satellite ideas from the UK’s young engineers and scientists. The goal...

The European Space Agency to launch satellite with highest-ever data capacity

2 years ago — Quick Read

The ESA - European Space Agency - has partnered with ViaSat for a £60m deal to create a super-high data capacity satellite to bring Wi-Fi to planes and areas currently...