BIS IAC competition presentation


We would like to extend an invite from the British Interplantary Society to you to attend the final presentations of the eight students who entered the IAC competition. The event is taking place on the 30th of May at BIS HQ in Vauxhall, directions can be found here. There is no cost for this event. […]

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UKSC Video Pitch Competition


The UK Space Conference this year will be from the 13th to the 15th of July in Liverpool – and you could win yourself a place! The UKSEA is running a video pitch competition, specifically for 18-25yr old young researchers and entrepreneurs, entitled ‘Enabling future long-duration space flight’. The top three submissions will each receive free registration to […]

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Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov in London


50 years after his death defying first spacewalk, Alexei Leonov is coming to London to speak at a reception hosted by Stamus and the British Interplanetary Society at the Imperial College, Sir Alexander Fleming Building, Lecture Theatre G16, South Kensington, London at 6:30pm on Thursday 21st May 2015. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity […]

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BIS Space Colonisation Workshop


This Saturday, 11th April, the British Interplanetary Society and the University of Hertfordshire are jointly hosting a workshop titled “New Direction in Space Colonisation”, as part of the BIS’s ongoing Space Colonies  Project. The purpose of this event is to explore the viability of space colonisation in the light of emerging technologies, the existing legal framework and new ethical debates. […]

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BBC Stargazing Live – Leicester

Credit: Leicester AstRoSoc

BBC Stargazing Live took place on 20th March at the Leicester Race Course to coincide with the solar eclipse — one of the biggest space events with over 8000 people. ESA Astronaut Paolo Nespoli attended who spent a total of 174 days on The International Space Station and Paul Franklin, who was the Visual Effects […]

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Solar Eclipse 2015

Credit: Adam Harris, ShefSEDS

Sheffield SpaceSoc (ShefSEDS) teamed up with the Sheffield Astronomical Society to witness the spectacle of the eclipse through the clouds. A large crowd gathered at the sight of a range of telescopes and observing equipment, with a palpable sense of excitement as the event peaked at 9:33am. Adam Harris, President of Sheffield SpaceSoc said: It […]

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UKSEDS Attends Big Bang Fair 2015

Have a look at our new 3D printed International Space Station model, teaching students about the modules, robotic arm, solar arrays and where Major Tim Peake, first British ESA astronaut will live on his visit to the ISS this year

UKSEDS attended Big Bang Fair 2015 — the largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths for young people in the UK — held this year 11-14 March at the NEC in Birmingham. Thousands of young people attend this annual event. Many thanks to the support of University of Birmingham AstroSoc and Leicester AstRoSoc members.

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UKSEDS Committee 2015/16

UKSEDS Committee 2015/16

We’re pleased to announce our new committee, as elected at our AGM on 1st March 2015 at the University of Surrey. Chair – Joseph Dudley Vice-Chair – Rob Garner Treasurer – Ciara McGrath Secretary – David Jones-Gerrard Events – Alex Gee Careers – Portia Bowman Sponsorship – Daniel Erkel Projects – Samiksha Mestry Membership – […]

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The Sir Arthur Clarke Awards 2015

Sir Arthur Clarke Awards 2011 winners.

Launched at the UKSEDS National Student Space Conference 2015 (NSSC2015), nominations for the Sir Arthur Clarke Awards are now open. The Sir Arthur Clarke Awards which recognise and reward individuals and teams for notable or outstanding achievements in, or contributions to, all space activities, have been presented annually since 2005.  The British Interplanetary Society, organiser of the […]

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Media Invited to NSSC2015 This Weekend


UKSEDS National Student Space Conference 2015 Press Release 25 February 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UKSEDS National Student Space Conference 2015 28 February – 1 March 2015, University of Surrey Invitation to Media The 27th Annual UKSEDS National Student Space Conference will be held this weekend at the University of Surrey in a record sell-out event. […]

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UKSEDS Outreach at the Brighton Science Festival 2015


We were delighted to carry out outreach at the Brighton Science Festival on the 16th February 2015. The venue for this outreach was a pub called the Hope in Brighton. It was a new and amazing experience to do outreach in a local Brighton pub. We shared a venue with Jon London of Out of this World Learning. More information […]

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