#Space

First permanent “Virtual Reality” Science Museum Experience Opens

2 weeks 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?

1 month 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

4 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

5 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

8 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...

Rosetta: Communication with Philae lander shutdown for good

8 months ago — 2 min read

The European Space Agency is shutting down communications with the Philae lander for good. The lander landed on comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko...

Juno: NASA release images of Juno’s Jupiter Approach

8 months ago — 1 min read

NASA has released over 1,300 unprocessed images of Juno's approach of the gas giant NASA has shared the unprocessed images...

SpaceX celebrate second successful landing on solid ground

8 months ago — 2.5 min read

SpaceX are celebrating after landing a Falcon 9 rocket on solid ground for the second time. The landing means SpaceX...