UK Earth Observation Satellites Launched Beneath No Deal Brexit Shadow

Download this page in PDF format It’s been a bit of rollercoaster week for the UK Space Industry. The positive news is that on Sunday, 16th September, at 16.38 GMT two UK satellites were launched onboard the Polar Satellite Launch … Continue reading

Earth Observation’s Flying Start to 2018

Download this page in PDF format Earth Observation (EO) is taking off again in 2018 with a scheduled launch of 31 satellites next Friday, 12th January, from a single rocket by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). The launch will … Continue reading

It’s World Space Week!!

Download this page in PDF format Did you know it’s World Space Week? It occurs between the 4th and 10th October each year, because: On 4th October 1957 the first human-made Earth satellite, Sputnik 1, was launched; and On 10th … Continue reading

The Small and Mighty Proba Missions

Download this page in PDF format This week the European Space Agency announced the latest mission in the Project for OnBoard Automony (PROBA) mini-satellite programme. Proba-3 is planned to launch in four years; and will be a pair of satellites … Continue reading