It is Rocket Science! SpaceX Dragon 2 set for nail-biting landing

2 months ago — 6.5 min read

SpaceX Dragon 2 set for nail-biting landing – here's the rocket science If all goes to plan, a fiery Dragon will light up the sky over the Atlantic before hopefully...

SpaceX Release Stunning Images of Demo-1 Mission

3 months ago — 0.5 min read

This weekend SpaceX just docked the first commercial spaceship (designed for astronauts) to the International Space Station. The ship - Crew Dragon - pulled off a world first on Saturday...

Japan’s Hayabusa-2 spacecraft reveals touch down marks

3 months ago — 1 min read

The Japanese space agency (Jaxa) has just released new images from Hayabusa-2 showing a dark splodge where it touched down on the surface of an asteroid last week. Hayabusa-2 touched...

Nasa confirms Opportunity mission is at an end

3 months ago — 1.5 min read

Yesterday (Wednesday 13th February 2019) Nasa officially declared that the 15-year mission of the Mars Opportunity rover is over. Opportunity's first self-portrait on Mars Opportunity, also known as MER-B (Mars...

QEPrize awarded to the creators of GPS

3 months ago — 3 min read

This year the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering has gone to the team behind the Global Positioning System (GPS).

Richard Branson announces his own plans to travel to space

3 months ago — 1 min read

Engineering entrepreneur Richard Branson has announced that intends to travel into space aboard his own Virgin Galactic spaceship by July. Virgin Galactic's 'SpaceShipTwo' - pictured above - would be commanded...