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Professor George Fraser

March 26th, 2014 | by UK Space Agency Admin

It was with great sadness that we learned of the death of Professor George Fraser on Wednesday, 19 April. He was well known for his leadership of the Space Research Centre at the University of Leicester and innovative technical work … Continue reading

UK Satellite Engineers cycle from Goonhilly to London for charity

July 8th, 2013 | by UK Space Agency Admin

Last weekend (6-7 July) saw 14 very determined and brave riders from Avanti and Inmarsat cycle from Avanti’s Gateway Earth Station in Goonhilly all the way to Blackfriars to raise money for SOS Children’s Villages. This was a distance of … Continue reading

Mission X – We have liftoff

April 3rd, 2013 | by UK Space Agency Admin

Schools across the country have been supported by Mission X Control at UK Space Agency to help launch astronaut training activities as part of the international fitness programme Mission X Train Like an Astronaut. British ESA Astronaut Major Tim Peake … Continue reading

The Buzz… of the job

December 7th, 2012 | by UK Space Agency Admin

It’s been a while since my last blog and a lot has happened since then. The diversity of opportunities which my role offers is something I never tire of, and never take for granted and I hope through the blog … Continue reading

Celebrating the use of Space to enrich teaching and learning in the UK

October 4th, 2012 | by Jane MacArthur

The first UK Space Education Office (ESERO-UK) conference took place in September 2012. Around 100 delegates descended on the National STEM centre in York, with representatives from many organisations throughout the UK that provide support to teachers and students in … Continue reading