#Space exploration

Scotland’s Space Aspirations: Orbex Takes Centre Stage at Glasgow’s ‘Space for Everyone’ Event

Long Read

In the heart of Glasgow, the past meets the promise of the future. Decades ago, the UK celebrated its only successful satellite launch with the Black Arrow rocket. Today, the nation is witnessing a renaissance in its space ambitions, with Scotland playing a pivotal role. Orbex, a leading...

Possible hints of life found on distant planet – how excited should we be?

Deep Dive

Data from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has shown that an exoplanet around a star in the constellation Leo has some of the chemical markers that, on Earth, are associated with living organisms. But these are vague indications. So how likely is it that this exoplanet harbours...

India has landed on the Moon: here’s what the political and economic gains are

Quick Read

From the early days of human space activity in the 1960s, missions to the Moon have attracted significant global attention. India’s recent success in landing the Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft on the Moon was technically demanding and occurred in a previously unexplored part of the Moon. As well as the...