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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 – […]
We’re very pleased too announce the winners of our inaugural UKSEDS Awards 2015 as follows: Outreach: Maggie Lieu Best project: XRT-C Branch of the Year: Sheffield SpaceSoc (ShefSEDS) Member of the Year: Suzanna Lucarotti (Lettuce on Mars) Many thanks to our keynote, Dr Matt Taylor, for handing out the awards this year. We hope it will be […]
This has been another successful year for UKSEDS. Thanks to the hard work of the UKSEDS committee, the organisation is the largest it has been since its inception in 1988. We hosted a record number of events up and down the country, and completely sold-out for our National Student Space Conference. Thanks to a Space for All grant from […]
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 […]