Announcement: Rover Competition 2017-18


After the fantastic success of the inaugural Lunar Rover Competition last year, UKSEDS are proud to announce the Lunar Rover Competition 2017 – 18. We are inviting teams to design, build and test small rovers with the objective of driving into a crater, collecting a sample and returning to a lander. The competition will demonstrate […]

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National Women in Engineering Day


Today is National Women in Engineering Day. Here at UKSEDS, we’re lucky to have some great engineers on our team, all of whom give up their free time to make the organisation as great as it is. Have a read about who they are and what they get up to below! Charlotte Bouldin is a Physics with Space […]

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Volunteer for Local Outreach Fairs


We have a large number of stalls at various science fairs around the country in the coming few months, and we’d like to invite you to oin us in sharing our enthusiasm for all things space with the public! Manning a stall at an outreach event is a great way to share your passion for […]

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Watch the BIS IAC Competition Final


You are invited to attend the UK final of the annual Student Paper Competition, this Saturday 14th May. The British Interplanetary Society will be hosting the event, which includes both undergraduate and a postgraduate competition where competitors will be presenting their own space science research. The competition is at the BIS headquarters, in Vauxhall, London. […]

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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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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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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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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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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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AO Careers Position Available


UKSEDS is looking for an Assistant Careers Officer to help source jobs and opportunities relevant to our membership to be advertised via LiftOff (Careers Newsletter) and our website. There could be the opportunity to liaise directly with relevant people in the space industry. You will need to have some awareness about relevant companies and organisations […]

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