Brian Blessed to commence BIS Prestige Lecture series

The British Interplanetary Society has announced the launch of a series of Prestige Lectures, commencing with a talk by actor Brian Blessed.  In addition to his acting career Blessed is a long time supporter of space exploration, having supported the BIS’ Campaign for Human Spaceflight and voiced promotional material for Reaction Engines.  He has also […]

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BBC Stargazing Live


The BBC in association with the Open University is presenting another Stargazing Live, starting tonight (16 January at 8.30pm) and lasting for three nights. Along side the TV show there are 100’s of events taking place around the country involving amateur astronomers as well as academics and the general public. To find an even near […]

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SEDSIC: SEDS International Conference 2012

SEDSIC is the international conference of SEDS: an annual get-together of SEDS members around the world.  This year the conference is being held at VIT University in Vellore, India on 2nd – 4th March; the theme will be “Students vision for global space sciences and technology”. SEDS organises the International Conference (SEDSIC) each year as […]

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Host the Next UKSEDS Conference!

Thanks to everyone who came to the November workshop, we hope you had a fun and interesting time. The next big event on the UKSEDS calendar is the 23rd Annual UKSEDS conference. For those who’ve never been, the UKSEDS conference is a weekend-long event with speakers from all areas of the space community, hosted by […]

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ESA offering sponsorship to students to attend the European CubeSat Symposium

As part of the ESA Conference Opportunities for Sponsored Students (ECOSS) Programme, the ESA Education Office is pleased to be able to offer sponsorship to European students interested in attending the European CubeSat Symposium (30 Jan – 1 Feb 2012, Brussels). Highly qualified full-time students from ESA Member or Cooperating States are encouraged to apply […]

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ESA launches 2012 Drop Your Thesis programme

The European Space Agency is proud to announce a new edition of the ‘Drop Your Thesis!’ programme. Through this programme, a team of Master/PhD students will be given the opportunity to carry out a microgravity experiment, as part of their syllabus, in the ZARM Drop Tower Facility, in Bremen, Germany. This facility is one of […]

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Less than a month until the Annual Workshop!

Are you excited about the workshop yet? No? Well it’s a good job we’ve got a few more details to whet your appetite! If you’re not aware, this year’s UKSEDS workshop will be held at Imperial College London on Saturday the 19th of November. This is an all day event which is FREE for all […]

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UCL Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences Postgraduate Research Student Open Day

Interested in postgraduate study at University College London?  The UCL Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences will be holding an open day on Wednesday 2 November 2011, from 10am. Discover… whether postgraduate research at one of the world’s leading universities is right for you funding options open to you the skills, support and training available […]

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Rockets and BBQ Saturday 4 June

There are only a few days to go until our Rocket Launch and BBQ at MSSL. We will be launching rockets to celebrate myPocketQub442 being selected as one of the UKube-1 payloads. There will also be a chance to relax by the pool and chat to the myPocketQub442 team. There are still some places left, […]

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UK Space Conference 2011: Update

The UK Space Agency has now published the programme for the 2011 UK Space Conference. Speakers include David Willetts, Jean-Jacques Dordain, DG, European Space Agency, David Williams, Chief Executive, UK Space Agency,  Jonathan Amos, Sir Martin Sweeting, Executive Chairman, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd, George Whitesides, CEO and President, Virgin Galactic and Professor Sir Adrian Smith, Director […]

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