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 […]

Association of Space Explorers – 26th Planetary Congress

Posted by on July 11, 2013 at 12:21 am

    The Association of Space Explorers (ASE) is perhaps the most exclusive club in the universe. To be eligible to join you have to have orbited the Earth at least once in a spacecraft. With the entire potential membership extending to only around 550 people, the association is full of national (and international) heroes, […]

Women in Space

Posted by on June 18, 2013 at 10:30 pm

  NASA’s new astronaut class is the first ever to have an even split of men and women. Of the eight new astronauts four are female. This is fantastic for space, fantastic for us dreamers and a fantastic inspiration for the next generation of space travellers. I’d like to congratulate all eight new astronaut candidates […]