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SKYLON – the answer to UK space dreams?

Published on January 26, 2014 By SpaceKate

It’s like this: I would LOVE the UK to have a human spaceflight programme. I would LOVE the UK to lead the way in space exploration. I would LOVE for people around the world to look at our country and see that we are investing in science, technology and inspiring a new generation of engineers. […]

Tim Peake Speaks! (At the British Interplanetary Society)

Published on February 26, 2013 By SpaceKate

It was a wet February evening as I set out to hear British astronaut Maj Timothy Peake address a packed house at the British Interplanetary Society (BIS). Introduced as the first truly British non-commercial astronaut, a subtle smile creeps onto his face when it is mentioned that the UK government is paying for him though […]