We aim to update our news with funding opportunities, SPAN activities and those of our members.

18 September 2019

Comet Interceptor: ESA selects new mission to an ancient world

The Comet Interceptor space mission led by UCL has been selected as the first €150M mission for the European Space Agency’s new fast-class mission in its Cosmic Vision Programme, intended to launch in 2028 with the UCL-led ARIEL mission....

17 September 2019

Numbers for Space Masters Increase Again

Numbers starting the Astronautics and Space Engineering Masters have risen again. There are now 90 – 100 new students in the new intake, and it is the biggest course in Cranfield, growing year on year with 70-80% of the students coming from...

17 September 2019

Big Boost in Research Funding for Astrobiology

OU receives £6.7 million to expand Astrobiology research