Getting to space

America’s return to human spaceflight

Posted by on May 27, 2020 at 1:31 pm

If you know me (and even if you don’t) it’s pretty obvious that I like rocket launches, which is why today, 27th May, 2020 is an exciting day. If the weather cooperates, we’ll see the first commercial crew flight – with astronauts on board – to the International Space Station (ISS), and it’s launching at […]

The Lynx Effect?

Posted by on July 14, 2013 at 12:14 am

Lynx adverts show their products as having the power to mesmerise and enchant the ladies, instantly drawing them like moths to a flame. They call this “The Lynx Effect”. Today, I confess, I have perhaps been caught under its spell myself. I’ve spent the day completely absorbed by the idea that the Lynx Space Academy […]

Lynx Space Academy: Stage Two

Posted by on July 12, 2013 at 11:15 pm

I’m petrified. By the end of the weekend I may be one step closer of my dream of getting to space, or, I could have blown it. On Sunday 14th July, 2013 I will be battling it out against half of the 249 other people that made it through to stage two of the Lynx […]

Hey Lynx Apollo! Women are astronauts too

Posted by on January 28, 2013 at 11:22 pm

If you know me, you probably know how much I want to go to space, so of course I was excited to hear of a competition that might enable that dream to come true. Indeed I was. I signed up to the Lynx/Axe Space Academy as soon as I could, before it hit the mainstream […]