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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Branch Spotlight: Exeter Space:Exe


As a new feature for 2016, we’ve decided to try and give you a bit more insight into the various branches we have up and down the country – hopefully this will keep you all a bit more aware of the network you’re involved in, and maybe even inspire you with new project or social activities! […]

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Leeds at Festival of Imagineers 2015

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On 18th November, Leeds SEDS ran a stall at the Festival of Imagineers. According to Leeds president Kristoffer, ‘The Imagineers outreach was all about engaging with kids and fuel their curiosity for space science and technology. The kids had a great time building/using the spectroscopes and many laughs were had over a game of Meteorite/Meteo-wrong. Some parents also took […]

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Upcoming RAeS Space Group events


The RAeS will be running two Space Group events in the near future. Students are able to attend at a reduced rate of £45 + VAT for each. To take advantage of this, you will need to become an RAeS member (free for students) at this link, and then email Laura Dowling for the reduced rate, on […]

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Exeter do Sidmouth Science Festival!


This year, Exeter’s space:exe society once again attended the Sidmouth Science Festival, on Saturday 17th October, to raise awareness for the XRT-C Radio Telescope project. The public were excited to hear that the construction of the telescope is nearing completion! We also used the (ever popular) biscuit decorating as a chance to teach people about […]

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Bristol SEDS High Altitude Balloon Launch


Bristol SEDS recently hosted a high altitude ballooning workshop, with funding from a UKSEDS branch grant. Here’s their take on the day: “The workshop began with an introduction to high altitude ballooning and the previous launches made by Bristol SEDS. There were 40 students that attended the workshop. We split the students into 2 teams, […]

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UKSEDS Radio Workshop 2015


Location: Stafford Cripps Building, Cranfield University, College Rd, Cranfield, Bedford MK43 0AL Date: 10am – 4.30pm, 14th November Workshop Contents: With help from CranSEDS, EARS and the Radio Society of Great Britain, the workshop will begin with a basic introduction of the theory of radio, radio operation and its application followed by a number of […]

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Interview: Jennifer Harris


I met Jennifer on a quiet Friday morning at Birkbeck College, London. She had just submitted her PhD Thesis few days earlier, and she kindly agreed to talk to us about her project and her career. When we met, she enthusiastically started describing her PhD project: “ It took me almost two years to decide […]

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Space Generation Congress 2015


Applications for the Space Generation Congress 2015 are now open! The meeting will happen from 8-10 October, and be held in Jerusalem, in Israel. The SGC is the annual meeting of the Space Generation Advisory Council, held in conjunction with the International Astronautical Congress. The congress is a chance for university students and young professionals […]

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Final Report from Project Dragonfly


Project Dragonfly was initiated by I4IS (Initiative for Interstellar Studies) to involve students in interstellar studies. This project aimed at identifying innovative mission architectures that are feasible to reach Alpha Centauri system within a Century. On the 3rd July 2015, four qualified teams including team CranSEDS (Students from Cranfield University-UK, Paul Sabatier-France and Skoltech-Russia) presented […]

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Take Individual Courses in Europe!

Have you ever wanted to take individual degree courses in Europe, giving you the chance to both justify trips to the continent, and also study a wide variety of courses that aren’t offered at home, ranging from “Intelligent Technology” to “Mobile Games and Entertainment”. It’s definitely not a chance to miss out on – but […]

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