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UKSEDS to co-host ESA space education symposium

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UKSEDS are pleased to announce that their joint bid with the University of Leicester and the National Space Academy to host the 3rd Symposium on Space Educational Activities in September 2019 has been selected by the European Space Agency.   The Symposium is aimed at students and educators interested in space related educational activities, particularly […]

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UKSEDS is looking for a new Exec member!

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YouTube stream: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GC7mJ55cVqc Voting: https://ukseds.org/vote Andrew, one of our At-Large members of the Executive Committee has stepped down. This means there is an opening on the team, and we’ll be holding an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) on Thursday 6th December 2018. All UKSEDS members are invited to attend, meet the candidates, and vote. Notice is hereby given […]

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National Rocketry Championship 2018-19 now open!

National Rocketry Championship 2018-19 now open!

We are happy to announce that the 6th National Rocketry Championship is now open for teams to register. Teams are trying to get their rockets to the highest possible apogee using an only a 3 grain 29mm Cesaroni reloable rocket motor. Teams will also be judged on their design and interesting features of their rocket. Check […]

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National Rocketry Championship Winners 2017-18

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Another team has taken glory to become the winners of the UKSEDS National Rocketry Championships 2017-18. Drum roll, please. Our Champions for this year are UWEBAR our branch from the University of the West of England. We loved their 3D printed fin can with removable fins and custom boattail and interesting parachute mounting method. In […]

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Announcing the Olympus Rover Trials

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UKSEDS are pleased to announce the Olympus Rover Trials, replacing the Lunar Rover Competition. The Olympus Rover Trials challenge student teams to design, construct and operate a rover for an analogue sample return mission to Mars. Students create a rover concept, trade off performance parameters and  pass through a rigorous review process with panels of […]

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Farnborough International Airshow 2018!

Farnborough International Airshow 2018!

The Farnborough International Airshow which started earlier this week has already seen some exciting announcements such as funding for the UK’s first vertical Spaceport from the UK Space Agency and the next UK Space Conference to be held inWales in 2019! Farnborough is one of the world’s largest air shows attracting industry experts from all over […]

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Lunar Rover Competition 2018 Winners!

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Students from across the UK competed in the second UKSEDS Lunar Rover Competition at STFC’s RAL Space in Harwell on Sunday 1st July. Seven student teams consisting of over 60 participants from across the UK reached the final stage of the Lunar Rover Competition, which saw them design, construct and test a lunar rover over […]

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Update for Branches April 2018

Update for Branches April 2018

New Exec A new Exec Committee was elected at the AGM at the conference in Surrey in March – details of new Exec can be found here. Re-affiliation Due to our changes in affiliation process it seems most of you weren’t affiliated for the 2017/18 academic year (you’re getting this e-mail because you were affiliated […]

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Information: UKSEDS Data Breach

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Summary An attacker gained access to the UKSEDS web server, which contains databases used by our main website and transaction system. They had access to the data stored in these databases, which includes customers’, attendees’, members’, branch leads’ and sponsors’ information (detailed separately). We don’t think they accessed this information. The evidence suggests their goal […]

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Airbus Student Presentation Competition

Airbus Student Presentation Competition

Have you worked on an interesting space topic at uni? We’ve teamed up with Airbus to bring this year’s Airbus Student Presentation Competition to the NSSC 2018. To enter, submit a 350 word abstract on any space-related topic you have undertaken. The best entries will be invited to give a 20 minute presentation on the […]

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Points of Light Award for SpaceCareers.uk!

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Congratulations to UKSEDS’ own Portia Bowman and Joseph Dudley, who were awarded the Points of Light award for the creation our careers website SpaceCareers.UK. Launching in 2015, on the same day Tim Peake began his widely publicised and celebrated Principia mission, SpaceCareers.UK has since shared more than 200 jobs and 100 news articles, thanks to […]

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