#Space

First permanent “Virtual Reality” Science Museum Experience Opens

2 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?

3 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

6 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

7 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

8 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

8 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

8 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

9 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

9 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

9 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

9 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

10 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

10 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

10 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

10 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...