Space launch takes off in Kentmere

A secluded South Lakeland valley was chosen as the launch site for a stratospheric balloon for performing Graphene experiments. An astrophysicist, ... read more

Acoustic shock rattles telescope

The Webb Telescope spacecraft is undergoing environmental testing with its first failure resulting from acoustic testing. The spacecraft element of... read more

Climatic testing reaches new heights

Alpha Space tells Jonathan Newell about a service that takes engineering experiments beyond the atmosphere for the ultimate in climatic testing. Cl... read more

Orion mission to use production grade 3D printing

Complex docking hatch on Orion spacecraft to use 3D printed ESD protected Antero material on its mission beyond the moon. Stratasys and Phoenix Ana... read more

Space exposure test rig launches to ISS

Re-usable test facility launches to the International Space Station to provide space exposure testing for engineers and scientists. Alpha Space Tes... read more