Lunar Rover Competition Day 2017 – Winners Announced!


The first UKSEDS Lunar Rover Competition was held on Sunday, 16th July at STFC RAL Space. 5 teams from across the UK reached the final stage after undergoing a PDR (Preliminary Design Review) and CDR (Critical Design Review) by a panel of space industry experts from Thales Alenia Space in the UK, RAL Space and Oxford […]

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Events: January – April 2017

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A new year, a new set of events! Radio workshop – Sheffield – 11th February 2017 Radio workshops are a great introduction into operating and using radios, and are a first step to getting your own Amateur Radio License. Radio systems are useful for all kinds of projects from High Altitude Balloons to cubesats, and a […]

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Winner of National Rocketry Championship 2015 – 16


UKSEDS is pleased to announce the 2015 – 2016 winner of the National Rocketry Championship: Cranfield Space Program with their rocket, Rockety McRocketface to a winning apogee of 828 meters. If you are interested in entering the 2016 – 17 National Rocketry Championship, check out the rules. Motor: Cesaroni two-grain G126 White Thunder Length: 62 cm Maximum […]

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Announcement: SSPI Satellite Design Competition


UKSEDS and SSPI (Society for Satellite Professionals International) are happy to announce the 2016 – 17 Satellite Design Competition. Teams are challenged to develop the design for a small communications satellite capable of delivering 50 Mbps of data connectivity from LEO to small antennas on the ground without exceeding a weight limit of 150 kilograms. The […]

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Announcement: Lunar Rover Competition


UKSEDS are proud to announce our latest competition, the Lunar Rover Competition. Teams are challenged to design, build and test small rovers with the objective of driving into a crater, collecting a sample and returning to the lander. Rovers will be approximately 30cm cubed and weigh up to 5kg. The competition will demonstrate to students […]

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New Committee!


A new committee was elected during the AGM at the National Student Space Conference 2016 in Sheffield. Before the conference, the outgoing committee voted in a change to the UKSEDS Rules & Regulations which reduces the elected committee from 12 roles to 6 roles. All members of the committee are now charitable trustees, and are […]

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UKSEDS National Awards 2016 Announced!


At the National Student Space Conference last weekend, UKSEDS announced and presented the winners of the National Awards 2016. National Rocketry Championships The National Rocketry Championship winner was Bristol SEDS. Olly Cotton, President of Bristol SEDS collected the rocket trophy from Libby Jackson from the UK Space Agency. Project of the Year The winner of […]

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Call for Volunteers 2016!


We are pleased to open applications for next year’s Executive Committee, and for our new staff teams. Joining UKSEDS is the best way to get involved in the space sector as a student. You’ll gain all sorts of skills and experience, and have the chance to work with lots of space organisations and members of […]

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RAeS Conference: Spaceport UK


Conference | 3 February 2016 | London The Royal Aeronautical Society’s Space Group will hold a one day conference on spaceports which aims to broaden awareness of the opportunities and challenges associated with the establishment of a spaceport in the UK. This will be achieved by bringing together a variety of stakeholders, including the public […]

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Announcement: National Student Space Conference 2016


1st Media Announcement The 28th Annual UKSEDS National Student Space Conference will be held on the weekend of 5 – 6 March 2015, and hosted by Sheffield SpaceSoc at the University of Sheffield. Early bird tickets are now available. The UKSEDS National Student Space Conference is the premier event for space students, bringing together students, […]

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National Rocketry Championships 2015-16


UKSEDS are today launching the third National Rocketry Championship. This is an exciting competition for student groups from around the UK to compete and show off their rocketry skills. This year, it is being supported by the Royal Aeronautical Society Centennial Fund. This year teams are challenged with designing, building and launching a mid-power rocket […]

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