#Space

Japan plans to put a man on moon by 2030

3 weeks ago — 1 min read

Today Japan revealed its ambitious plan to put an astronaut on the Moon by 2030. A new proposal from the...

Queens Speech marks the start of the countdown to the UK’s first SPACEPORT

1 month ago — 2 min read

This week's Queen's speech introduced new legislation that (regardless of Brexit) could make the UK the go-to commercial spaceport in...

Jupiter adds two more natural satellites to its roster

1 month ago — 1.5 min read

Thanks to astronomers Scott Sheppard, David Tholen, and Chadwick Trujillo, Earth giant neighbour has added two new moons to its...

First permanent “Virtual Reality” Science Museum Experience Opens

4 months ago — 2 min read

From March 24th, visitors to the Science Museum, London, will be able to experience descending from space within a Soyuz capsule....

Is Britain joining the space race?

5 months ago — 5 min read

The government is considering plans that might see satellites blasting off from British soil in the next three years. On...

#cubesat India set to launch 100+ satellites in a single mission

7 months ago — 1.5 min read

CubeSats have been a 'big' hit over the last few years - with nearly 564 launched before November last year....

ESA Mars orbiter is preparing for atmosphere plunge

7 months ago — 2.5 min read

While we hope you are taking it easy for the holiday season this year, you might want to spare a...

Explore Space from the Comfort of Home – Largest digital survey of the visible Universe released

7 months ago — 4 min read

The Pan-STARRS project represents about half a million composite snapshots of the night sky as seen from Hawaii, and the...

#cubesat RainCube to Study “Black Magic” in 2017

8 months ago — 5 min read

Radiofrequency Engineers have referred to the mysterious force which guides our modern communications as "Black Magic". While the physics behind...

Watch Live – Schiaparelli Lander hopes to “crush it” with soft landing on Mars later today

9 months ago — 4.5 min read

The Schiaparelli Lander, part of the European-Russian ExoMars 2016 mission, is going to be touching down on Mars at 1448...

Rosetta: Explore 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko in 3D, courtesy of Rosetta

10 months ago — 1.5 min read

Rosetta might have ended it's mission last week but touching down on the surface of 67P/Churyumov and powering off -...

Rosetta: Join us as we countdown to the end of Rosetta’s historic mission to Comet 67P

10 months ago — 0.5 min read

The Rosetta probe is set to end its mission to Comet 67P with a controlled descent to the surface of...

Elon Musk unveils the rocket engine he says will take humanity to Mars

10 months ago — 3 min read

Elon Musk, the tech billionaire behind SpaceX, has unveiled a new generation of rockets he says will take humanity to...

Complex Organic Molecules Found on Rosetta’s Comet

10 months ago — 2.5 min read

The ESA's Rosetta spacecraft has found complex, solid organic molecules in dust particles coming off 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, giving more weight to...

NASA is planning a real life “fantastic voyage” to Titan’s Oceans

11 months ago — 2.5 min read

NASA used last weeks Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Symposium to announce plans for a submarine to probe the freezing liquid...

NASA’s Space Robotics Challenge designed to push the boundaries of robotic dexterity

11 months ago — 2 min read

NASA has announced a new challenge to create a program for a virtual Robonaut 5 which would allow it to...

#cubesat 50 mini-satellites set to study thermosphere

11 months ago — 8.5 min read

We know very little about our atmosphere’s outermost layer, but that is about to change as Engineers are working towards...

First vinyl played record in space

12 months ago — 2 min read

Jack White's label Third Man Records used a "space-proof" turntable and a gold-plated disc to play John Boswell’s A Glorious...