BIS Julie Payette Talk


UKSEDS members visited the British Interplanetary Society (BIS) HQ in Central London on 02/08/12 to listen to a talk by Canadian Astronaut Julie Payette: “The Earth from Above: An Astronaut’s Perspective”. Julie has followed a glamorous career. Following a very successful academic background as a Canadian Engineer, she joined the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) in […]

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From Imagination to Reality


Man has always had ‘imagination’, and with the bowl of the stars, the Sun and the Moon appearing to revolve above him, ideas for ‘travel to the Heavens’ were amongst the very earliest speculations. Consequently taking the British Interplanetary Society’s own motto, this special event, From Imagination to Reality, is going to look at how […]

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UKSEDS are now recruiting!


Are you outgoing, creative and passionate about space? Then we’re looking for you to join our outreach team. We need you to inspire young people in the UK with challenging and fun experiences to create the future scientists and engineers that the UK space industry needs. Your role would be to attend events throughout the […]

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International Rocket Week 2012

Big Man flight-M

Monday 20th to Monday 27th August IRW is 8 days of rocket building and flying for rocketeers and enthusiasts of all ages and abilities taking place just outside Glasgow. There’ll be rocket workshops, talk and events, and plenty of fun. Entry for the whole week is £26 for flyers and £5.50 for non-flyers. See the […]

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Sir Arthur Clarke Awards 2012

Sir Arthur Clarke Awards 2011 winners.

Nominations are now open for the Sir Arthur Clarke Awards 2012. In recognition of notable or outstanding contributions made to all space activities, the Sir Arthur Clarke Awards have been presented annually since 2005.  In the past the Award Ceremony has been an integral part of the UK Space Conference, but as the Conference is […]

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SpaceUp Europe


A group of amateur yet dedicated space fans are attempting to bring the successful unconference tradition of SpaceUp to Europe in September this year.  It will be held during the weekend of 22 & 23 September 2012 at the Cosmodrome in Genk, Belgium.   If you are less familiar with SpaceUp or unconferences in general, more details can […]

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