Spotlight on Sheffield SpaceSoc


This year at Sheffield SpaceSoc has involved a lot of work behind-the-scenes, but although things have been quiet, it doesn’t mean we haven’t had a fantastic year! Back in May last year we won the bid to host the 2016 UKSEDS National Student Space Conference, thanks to our previous committee members’ bid. NSSC is now […]

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Project Aether: Leicester’s Hot Air Balloons

The Astronomy and Rocketry Society at the University of Leicester (AstRoSoc) are undertaking Project Aether, a research project into the correlation between the vertical profile of pollutants and weather patterns using a series of high altitude balloon flights (60,000-120,000ft). The team of 20 students involved with the project will not only build and develop the […]

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New Committee!


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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UKSEDS National Awards 2016 Announced!


At the National Student Space Conference last weekend, UKSEDS announced and presented the winners of the National Awards 2016. National Rocketry Championships The National Rocketry Championship winner was Bristol SEDS. Olly Cotton, President of Bristol SEDS collected the rocket trophy from Libby Jackson from the UK Space Agency. Project of the Year The winner of […]

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International Women’s Day 2016


Today is International Women’s Day, and we’d like to celebrate wonderful women with a connection to space. Every person on this page is inspiring, and it’s so important that women in space are celebrated and these stories shared, because young girls need to know that STEM is a career path that’s not just for boys, and that they are […]

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Visit ECSAT & RAL Space

Visit ECSAT & RAL Space

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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Spotlight on Surrey EARS

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  It’s the start of our second semester at the University of Surrey and we thought that we’d have a look back at some of the things that we’ve been up to so far this academic year. This semester we’ve had a large focus on developing our courses. We ran our annual Arduino course to […]

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Call for Volunteers 2016!


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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