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Join NASA astronaut Michael Baker to find out what it's like to live in space, why building partnerships and collaborating is so important in orbit, and take a look at Scotland from space!
Scotland Innovating in the Space Sector
The space sector is booming in Scotland. Join Pam Anderson and Derek Bennet of AAC Clyde Space to find out about innovation and growth in the space sector and how we use satellites to communicate and collect information.
Stephanie Walker and Miriam Sargusingh
Living in space has its challenges, but it's the engineers and scientists on the ground who find many of the solutions. Join NASA engineers Stephanie Walker and Miriam Sargusingh as we take a trip to low Earth orbit and beyond.
Scotland in Space: Derek Harris of Skyrora
Find out how Skyrora is building and testing rockets, developing innovative new rocket fuels, and taking the Scottish space industry to new heights.
David Elder Lecture: UKFAll – Retrieving meteorites and why it’s important
Get the lowdown on the lockdown meteorite! Hear from Glasgow planetary scientists, Dr Luke Daly and Aine O'Brien, about how a small but mighty team of cameras, amateur astronomers and citizen scientists, collected the first UK meteorite in 30 years.
David Elder Lecture: Looking at our solar system with the James Webb Space Telescope
What is the James Webb Space Telescope and why is it going to change how we see our solar system? Join Naomi Rowe-Gurney from the University of Leicester to find out.
Wilf Wonders: What is a CubeSat?
Find out what nanosatellites can do, what they are made of, and how they get into space!
Let's go! 60 years after the first human flight into space, we're still exploring. Find out what the experience was like for Yuri Gagarin, as he blazed a historic trail into orbit.
8 and over
Did you know that the Earth and Moon are natural satellites? Learn more in this week's 'A Spark of Science.'
The Spark: Destination Space
Calling all space cadets! Come and explore the dust of Mars and the depths of space with this out-of-this-world issue of The Spark!
13 and over
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Robotics and Space Debris
Find out how Astroscale plan to use robots to clear up space debris and help create a sustainable environment in space.
13 and over
Space: Data from Satellites
Observant eyes in the sky, or spies in orbit? The way data from satellites is used can be polarising, but we’re here to give you the facts to make up your own mind.
13 and over
Space: What is a Satellite?
Ever wondered what a satellite is? What they do? How some of them are useful to use every single day? Wonder no more, we have the answers!
13 and over
Space: Spaceports in Scotland
Find out about the forces that get rockets into space, the difference between vertical and horizontal launches, and how Scotland might be the next Cape Canaveral...
The Mars Rover – Rosalind Franklin
Have you ever thought about what it would be like to go to Mars? Katie is here to tell us about an exciting new European Space Agency (ESA) mission plus, get creative and make your own model rover from items you can find at home.
Space for Art
Artists have been inspired for generations by looking up at space. Nina from our Planetarium team shares a range of art and music inspired by space, or even made in space!
The Webb Telescope
Due to be launched into space in 2021, the James Webb Space Telescope, or Webb Telescope for short, is set to build on the incredible results of the Hubble Telescope and see even more of the universe.