New £1 million grant to study space weather

Open University researchers have received £1 million from the UK Space Agency to contribute to the design of new sensors to study space weather.

A team of researchers in the OU’s Centre for Electronic Imaging, led by Dr Matthew Soman, Space Instrumentation Research Fellow, has secured continued support from the UK Space Agency (UKSA) to test and calibrate the sensors for an instrument on-board the Solar wind Magnetosphere Ionosphere Link Explorer (SMILE) spacecraft. Read more here.

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20 January 2022

Science Museum Space Seminar Series

Starting on the 25th of January, this series focusses on Asia with monthly meeting. https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/see-and-do/science-museum-space-seminar-series

20 January 2022

7 Steps to SPAN the Gap

An article outlining steps to strengthen UK academia in the space sector to be published in Astronomy and Geophysics https://academic.oup.com/astrogeo/article-abstract/63/1/1.35/6507483