UK High Altitude Society Conference 2011

The UK High Altitude Society is to hold its first annual conference at The Hub, Islington on Saturday 15th October 2011.  UKHAS is dedicated to the launch of high-altitude balloons to near-space altitudes.  The itinerary covers a variety of subjects and also includes an open discussion session on formalising the organisation of UKHAS along similar […]

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UK Space Design Competition 2012

The Space Science and Engineering Foundation invites all UK schools and science clubs to enter the 2012 UK SPACE DESIGN COMPETITION This is the fourth year that UK schools students (ages 14-18) will be given the opportunity to compete in a live industry simulation game at NASA’s Lyndon. B. Johnson Space Centre. The UK entry will be selected […]

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Draconid Meteor Project 2011

The British Astronomical Association is calling for help to investigate the Giacobinid—or October Draconid—meteor shower on Saturday 8th October.  The BAA believes that the stream of dust that the meteors come from is relatively young and they are looking for help to corroborate this. The Giacobinids have produced strong meteor showers in several years over […]

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Former UKSEDS Chair leads plan to revive Prospero satellite

Edit: This project was covered by covered by The One Show yesterday.  The programme is available in the UK on iPlayer until Friday 16th September; to watch, click here. An attempt involving UKSEDS members to communicate with 40-year-old British satellite Prospero has been featured in a BBC News report. A team being led by former UKSEDS chair […]

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