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So You Want To Build Telescopes

Careers Advice | 17 July 2019

So you want to build telescopes? Then this is the guide for you! Written by experts in astronomy and instrumentation, the "So You Want To Build Telescopes" guide takes you through what...

Harriet Brettle

Interview | 28 June 2019

My name is Harriet Brettle, I’m currently a business analyst at Astroscale, working to develop a commercial solution to the threat of space debris. I studied maths at the University...

Sarah Cruddas

Interview | 28 June 2019

In a nutshell - travelling the world chatting about space for television as well as high profile talks - trying to inspire as many people as possible about why space matters. This sounds...

Natasha Stephen

Interview | 22 June 2019

I'm Dr Natasha Stephen, a Lecturer in Earth & Planetary Sciences and the Director of Plymouth Electron Microscopy Centre at the University of Plymouth in the South-West of the UK. I...

Bridging the Space Divide in Emerging Countries

News | 13 May 2019

Hello! I’m Steven George, an MSc student at Cranfield University studying Astronautics and Space Engineering. This article describes my experience at the Global Conference of Space...

How to Become a Space Ambassador

News | 2 April 2019

Student Space Ambassadors are volunteers from a wide range of space related jobs and disciplines who offer their time and enthusiasm to demonstrate the value, diversity, and fascinating...

Women in Space

Careers Advice | 8 March 2019

There are many incredible women who are currently working in the space industry: from mechanical engineer Abbie Hutty who designs Mars rovers;  astrophysicist Kate Furnell who studies...

International Women's Day 2019

Careers Advice | 7 March 2019

It is well documented that women are underrepresented in STEM subjects. On average only 18% of people involved in Astronomy, Physics and Engineering fields identify as female. This...

Now Open: IAC Student Competition!

News | 25 February 2019

The annual International Astronautical Congress (IAC), the world’s largest astronautics and space engineering conference, will be held this year in Washington, USA on the 21-25 October...

Claire Burke

Interview | 14 February 2019

I apply techniques and methods regularly used in astrophysics to help with conservation ecology. To do this I use thermal cameras and other sensors mounted on drones. With a thermal...