NASA research team uses innovative tech to solve the orbital mysteries of dual star solar systems. Andrew Cook describes the principle of ‘speckle imaging’ and its significance for the future of exoplanet research.
Coming back to Earth from outer space is as much a challenge as sending probes and spacecraft into space. Deep Bandivadekar, an aerospace PhD student, explores what it takes to return safely from outer space and a new frontier of research: transpiration cooling
Miriam explores the new space race to the moon and beyond.
Michael Turner celebrates 50 years since the first lunar landings and assesses the scientific legacy of the Apollo missions and the potential for future exploration of the moon and beyond.
How the thrust of competition accelerated the expansion of the space industry and landed it where we are now – in the era of international collaboration.