UKSEDS KSP Competition #2: The Science Run


Hey KSP fans, This here is the announcement for the second KSP competition we’re running over July and August. Following the last challenge success we have come up with another awesome Kerbal competition for our members to get involved in.This month’s competition is called ‘The Science Run’. Fig 1. Last month’s competition winner Graham Kirkby’s […]

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Join a REXUS/BEXUS Team!

REXUS/BEXUS logo. Credit: ESA

We just received this message from our Nottingham branch who got in touch to invite other UKSEDS branches to take part in a REXUS/BEXUS project. See our previous article on REXUS/BEXUS opportunities and read below to join a team: Dear all, We are a group of Engineering and Science students from the University of Nottingham […]

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Chance to Win a Skylon Model in this Short Survey

Skylon. Credit: Reaction Engines


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Come See Us at Farnborough Airshow!

The Red Arrows fly in formation alongsid

Aviation fans are getting excited as Farnborough International Airshow started earlier this week. The Airshow is one of the biggest air spectacles in the world. It attracts big-name aviation and technology companies and thousands of enthusiasts. UKSEDS will be present at a stall over the weekend, so why not pay us a visit?

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Get Support For Your Freshers Stand

Freshers Packs 2012. Credit: T. Goodfellow (Leeds)

This is a routine shout-out to all branches wanting freshers packs for the next university term to support their stands during freshers week. We are designing new material including, flyers, posters and e-resources to be distributed to any UKSEDS branch that requires it. Email [email protected] before August 31st for more information on this.

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KSP Competition Winner Announcement

8 Arrival at the Mun

The first UKSEDS Kerbal Space Program Competition has now come to an end. [Warning Easter Egg Spoilers are listed in this article, don’t read if you haven’t attempted this challenge or want to find them on your own] The Scavenger Hunt Challenge required entrants to visit as many of the Kerbin’s closest moon ‘the Mun’, […]

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UKSEDS Outreach: March/June Updates.


UKSEDS participated in the Big Bang Fairs and school festival. As a part of outreach programme, our stand for these events consists for space activities such as identifying meteorites from the earth rocks, display and description of our model rocket and telescope, space game called Space Invaders played using the keyboard interface created by SpaceGambit, […]

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UKSEDS Alumni: We Want to Hear From You!


As part of our efforts to build closer relationships with our alumni, we have created a short form here to gather some basic information. The purpose is to collect useful insights to help inspire students to support the growth of the UK Space Sector. We hope you will give as much information as possible in order to best inform our […]

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UKSEDS Outreach: Loncon3 Volunteer Opportunities


UKSEDS volunteers are needed to help our friends ‘I4IS’ at Loncon3 run their exhibition ‘The Interstellar Space’ Your space expertise is needed to help I4IS deliver their message ‘Knowledge to the Stars’ to the 7,000 plus people at Worldcon – and I4IS experts will be there to back you up. As part of our Outreach activities, […]

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UKSEDS Projects: XRT-C July Update


Exeter Student Radio Telescope to be built at Caradon Observatory A team of intrepid students are set to herald a new era of astronomy at the University of Exeter after securing a special partnership with the South West’s newest observatory. The group, called eXeter Radio Telescope at Caradon (XRT-C), have teamed up with Caradon Observatory […]

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2014 Bring Your Own Board Cubesat Workshop

Artist's illustration of UKUBE-1. Credit: Clyde Space

Interested in developing cubesats? Want to see how they are made? Following on from the success of the 2013 event, Surrey Space Centre (SSC) and AMSAT-UK invite CubeSat developers to bring their equipment to a ‘Bring Your Own Board’ (BYOB) workshop. Confirmed attendees include: ISIS (bring their new On Board Computer and transceivers), AMSAT-UK (new […]

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