#Space

How 3D Printing is driving the new space race

6 days ago — Deep Dive

3D-printed rocket engines: the technology driving the private sector space race The volatile nature of space rocket engines means that many early prototypes end up embedded in dirt banks or decorating...

James Webb telescope set to launch this December

1 week ago — Quick Read

The European Space Agency (ESA) has announced that the James Webb telescope - successor to Hubble telescope - will blast from the ESA spaceport in French Guiana on board a...

New Research – Mars mission reveals surprising secrets of red planet’s interior

2 months ago — Deep Dive

Mars InSight: mission unveils surprising secrets of red planet’s interior – new research We may have walked on the Moon and sent probes across the solar system, but we know very...

US proposes ‘deep space radar’ in Britain

2 months ago — Quick Read

The United States is in talks to locate a new giant new radar system in the UK. The station would form part of a global system to identify and track...

Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin – are they more than ‘space’ joyrides for millionaires?

2 months ago — Deep Dive

Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson and his team successfully flew to the “edge of space” on the Unity 22 mission aboard a Virgin Galactic plane on July 12. The event was...

Branson preps for ‘extraordinary’ Space flight today

2 months ago — Quick Read

British Engineering icon Sir Richard Branson is set to realise his life's ambition to fly to the edge of space today. Branson is set to board his Virgin Galactic rocket...