Annual General Meeting 2017

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Notice is hereby given of the UKSEDS Annual General Meeting. The AGM will be held on Sunday 5th March at 3pm (time may change, but will be confirmed by two weeks before) at the Peter Chalk Centre of the University of Exeter, at the conclusion of the National Student Space Conference. The officers will present their […]

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New Structure & Constitution

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At this year’s Annual General Meeting, the Executive Committee will be proposing two key changes: The first is to dissolve UKSEDS in its current form (an unincorporated charity) and reform it as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO). This will have very little effect on what we do, but will provide the organisation and the Trustees with […]

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AstRoSoc Project Aether Success!

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Students from our University of Leicester Branch – AstRoSoc, have filmed breathtaking footage of the Earth’s curvature, using a high altitude weather balloon. The unmanned balloon and sensor payload reached an altitude of 23.6km, putting it at 1.7 times the altitude ceiling of a 747 airliner. In conditions close to a vacuum with ambient temperatures around -56oC […]

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Announcement: SSPI Satellite Design Competition

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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

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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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EGM and Exec Committee Vacancy

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David Jones-Gerrard is stepping down from his position as Secretary on the UKSEDS Executive Committee and Board of Charitable Trustees after more than a year of working with us. David has been a valuable member of the Exec team, and in particular has worked hard in support of our outreach efforts. David joined as a member […]

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Spotlight on our Committee!

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With it being the summer, branches are quiet, so we’ve decided to replace our usual spotlight feature with a spotlight on the committee that run UKSEDS – Exec member James Telfer tells us a little more about how UKSEDS works, and how you can get involved. It’s only July, but it’s already been a big year for […]

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New Committee!

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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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Visit ECSAT & RAL Space

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We are pleased to announce a one day site tour of the European Centre for Space Applications and Telecommunications (ECSAT), ESA’s UK site, and the Rutherford Appleton Laboratories (RAL Space) located in Harwell, Oxfordshire. This opportunity allows you to tour this core centre for the UK space industry and gain an inside perspective of life working at […]

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Call for Volunteers 2016!

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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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An Interactive Orrery!

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