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Free Space Apps for Android

Published on April 6, 2013 By SpaceKate

There are plenty of space-related apps to check out in the Google Play store. I decided to download a bunch, play with them for a bit and share the results. They are all freebies, this is not an exhaustive list, it’s just the start of a potentially useful list for other Android Space fans. I’ve […]

Hey Lynx Apollo! Women are astronauts too

Published on January 28, 2013 By SpaceKate

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 […]

Dear Science Museum… don't hide the star exhibit

Published on April 28, 2011 By SpaceKate

I love the Science Museum in London. I always have, whether it was because it had lots of buttons to press as a child, because I learned they house Watson and Crick’s original model of the DNA double helix when I was thinking of studying genetics, or because they have adults-only evenings with interesting talks. I love it. […]

NASA Launch TweetUp: STS-133, Discovery's final flight

Published on February 3, 2011 By SpaceKate

I’ve spoken before about my excitement about getting chosen for the NASA Tweet-up for the launch of STS-133, and how wonderful it was that the tweet-up members formed such a great community, even before we met in real life. Now I guess it’s time I shared my experience of the Tweet-Up itself, especially as I’m […]