Keynotes, Sponsors and Bridget Mars Rover Prototype at NSSC2015


UKSEDS National Student Space Conference 2015 28 February – 1 March 2015, University of Surrey 2nd Media Announcement Keynotes, sponsors, Bridget Mars Rover Prototype and Social announced UKSEDS are very pleased to announce that Printech Circuit Laboratories will be gold sponsors of the conference. Silver sponsors include Satellite Applications Catapult, HE Space and CGI. Keynote […]

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NameExoWorlds – Propose Your Favourite Exoplanetary System


The first ever contest allowing members of the public to NameExoWorlds begins its first round, offering the registered clubs and non-profit organisations, including UKSEDS, the chance to nominate their favourite systems to take through to the next rounds. The International Astronomical Union (IAU) is organising a worldwide contest to give popular names to selected exoplanets […]

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UKSEDS National Awards


Nominations are now open for the inaugural UKSEDS National Awards. These awards will be presented at the National Student Space Conference 2015. The award categories are listed below: Member of the Year Branch of the Year Outreach Ambassador of the Year Best Project Full details and nominations for the awards can be made at All […]

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National Student Space Conference 2015 Announced


Press Release November 2014 1st Media Announcement The 27th Annual UKSEDS National Student Space Conference will be held on the weekend of 28 February – 1 March 2015, and hosted by Surrey EARS at the University of Surrey. Early bird tickets are now available. The UKSEDS National Student Space Conference is the premier event for […]

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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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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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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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IAC2014 UK Student Paper Winners Selected

Contenders for the IAC2014 prize: (left to right) Chris Welch (Judge), Chiara Palla, Francisco Comin, Tijana Bogicevic, Nathan Donaldson, Ciara McGrath and Stuart Eves (Judge). Chris Welch

Organised by the International Astronautical Federation (of which the British Interplanetary Society (BIS) was a founding member in 1951), the annual International Astronautical Congress (IAC) is the world’s largest astronautics/space engineering conference. IAC2014 will take place in Toronto, Canada in October. As part of each IAC, there is a student competition with prizes for the best papers […]

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UKSEDS Kerbal Space Competition


Strap on your boosters and tape up those fuel injection lines because Kerbal Space Program is finally coming to UKSEDS! This article explains the details behind the very first UKSEDS Kerbal Space Program competition. Mission summary: For the first instalment of our Kerbal Competitions, contenders will need to get to the Mun and take Kerbal selfies next […]

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IAC UK Student Competition Deadline Fast Approaching


  Launched at the UKSEDS National Student Space Conference 2014 (NSSC2014) on Saturday 1 March, the call for abstracts to the IAC UK Student Paper Competition is now open (see previous announcement for details). The deadline for submission of abstract is fast approaching – Friday 18th April. As announced at the NSSC2014, UKSEDS are supporting the undergraduate entry with […]

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