World’s first fully flexible satellite lifts-off

Eutelsat Quantum, backed by UK Space Agency funding and built in Britain by Airbus in Portsmouth and Surrey Satellite Technology (SSTL) in Guildford, is

Read more

Landing on Mars is one step closer for British-built rover

A new and upgraded parachute for the UK-built Rosalind Franklin Mars rover has successfully passed a series of high-altitude tests, bringing

Read more

Nokia selected by NASA to build first ever mobile network on the Moon

Nokia has announced further details after being named by NASA as a partner to advance “Tipping Point” technologies for the

Read more

UK built Spacecraft launches to explore the Sun

The UK-built Solar Orbiter spacecraft successfully launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida shortly after 4am today (Monday, 10 February). The

Read more

Space Minister Chris Skidmore speaks at the UK Space Conference 2019

The following speech was delivered on 24th September 2019 by the Space Minister Chris Skidmore at the UK Space Conference 2019.

Read more

The working mum who wrote the Apollo 11 guidance computer source code

A few years after graduating from Earlham College with a BA in Mathematics, Margaret Hamilton soon found herself in charge

Read more

How the Moon landing 50 years ago inspired a generation in the UK

Hundreds of people across the UK have shared their astonishing memories, photos and scrapbooks for a special compilation to mark

Read more

Embracing the new Space Age

Science Minister Chris Skidmore makes a speech about the strength of the UK space industry, 50 years on from the

Read more

Jodrell Bank added to UNESCO World Heritage List

Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire has been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. The observatory becomes the 32nd UNESCO

Read more

Scottish supercomputer satellites launched into orbit

A pair of Glasgow-built satellites which could revolutionise how data is downloaded from space were successfully launched. Satellites are essential

Read more
%d bloggers like this: