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Side-eject a spacecraft from a rocket? No problem.

How clever mechanical design was the key to getting CARBONITE-1 into orbit.

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19 November 20150 Comments0 Comments

Astro-Pi winners have the Code to the ISS

Astro-Pi coders claim their winner's prize.

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12 November 20150 Comments0 Comments

Art to propel Patrick's name into Space

3 years on, the UK’s Galileo Art competition winner re-visits SSTL

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02 November 20150 Comments0 Comments

SSTL gets charitable

We count up the pennies from our charitable year.

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12 October 20150 Comments0 Comments

World Space Week Art & Story Competition

Imagination, creativity and bundles of talent from a new generation of Space fans.

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07 October 20150 Comments0 Comments

CARBONITE-1 shortlisted for an Innovation Award

The innovations on board our newest microsatellite get a nod from the IET

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02 October 20150 Comments0 Comments

Innovating is positively in our DNA

Our new Bi-Axial Solar Array Drive Mechanism is designed with ingeniously clever engineering and was built in a rapid timescale.

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16 July 20150 Comments0 Comments

IMech event: Smart Satellites

Smart Satellites: Investing in the UK Space Economy
25 June 2015 at The Hilton Leicester Hotel, Leicester

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26 May 20150 Comments0 Comments

Minecraft in Space!

UK Primary School winners announced in Astro Pi competition.

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27 April 20150 Comments0 Comments

UK Space Propulsion Competition fuels innovative new concepts

A piezoelectric pyro valve, a piston pump, and a method of measuring electric propulsion plasma temperatures, win top prizes

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24 March 20150 Comments0 Comments

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