Rosetta’s Awake!

Posted by on January 20, 2014 at 10:26 pm

Do you have trouble waking up in the morning when your alarm goes off? Me too, but today I don’t feel so bad about it, as it appears I’m in good company. The Rosetta spacecraft got her own alarm call today and it took a little while before she was ready to let the world […]

T-10 Wins ‘Most Inspiring App’ – International Space Apps Challenge

Posted by on June 2, 2013 at 11:26 pm

T-10 is the officially the “Most Inspiring App” in the 2013 NASA International Space Apps Challenge! The team are extremely proud to have won one of the top accolades internationally, and this post will tell you a bit more about the app itself. What is T-10? T-10 from João Neves on Vimeo. Designed to save […]

Amazing Encounters: Apollo 16′s Charlie Duke

Posted by on October 26, 2012 at 7:41 pm

Until last Saturday, the only thing that I associated with Pontefract in West Yorkshire, was the bitter liquorice “Pontefract cakes” that my Dad used to eat on car journeys. It certainly wasn’t the sort of place that I would expect to meet someone that had walked on the Moon, and yet that’s exactly what happened. […]

Buried treasure

Posted by on October 18, 2012 at 6:08 pm

Every now and then, when I’m meant to be doing something completely different, I uncover interesting space things online. I’ve decided to start this “buried treasure” set of blog posts to share some of those things with you. (Also, I hope that it will encourage me to keep this site updated a bit more often!) […]