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The Astro Science Challenge has made the Charity Awards shortlist

We are delighted to announce that we’ve made the shortlist for this year’s Charity Awards, the longest-running and most prestigious awards scheme in the charity sector. The UNSA project, The Astro Science Challenge, has been shortlisted in the Arts, Culture & Heritage category. Our patron, British ESA astronaut Tim Peake, has been supporting…

UNSA’s first spacewalk

Read how Jon Spooner, UNSA’s Director of Human Spaceflight, carried out essential repairs to the space shed whilst Tim was making similar repairs to the International Space Station.[View the story “UNSA’s first spacewalk” on Storify]

The Astro Science Challenge has launched!

To celebrate our patron Tim Peake’s first mission to the International Space Station, we have created The Astro Science Challenge – a space science adventure for children aged 7-11 made in collaboration with some of the UK’s most brilliant space science organisations including the UK Space Agency, The Met Office, The…

The Astro Science Challenge is almost ready to launch!

The Astro Science Challenge is almost ready to launch! Registration to take part is now open. The Prologue Mission for you to take with your Cadets will be available on Monday 19 October, with the Space Missions beginning on Monday 2 November. The Commitment If you choose to accept the challenge, you will…

Mini Jon on first training flight

Mini Jon is a 3D printed model of our very own Director of Human Spaceflight, Jon Spooner. He has rather taken on a life of his own these days and is determined to get into space, preferably to the International Space Station (ISS) to hang out with our patron Tim…