Here at the Space Collective, we have a healthy respect for all aspects of human and robotic space missions. Over the past few months our blogs have focused on many elements of this, both current and historical, but what about the other areas of space? Astronomy and space science are intertwined with our missions and […]Read more "Watching the skies"
The outgoing Obama administration in the United States recently held a ceremony to honour some of the most remarkable people that the “Land of the Free” have ever produced. Notable actors like Tom Hanks and Robert De Niro, exemplified the acting profession, and many more equally deserving people gained this highest honour as well. But […]Read more "A long time coming… Apollo Guidance Legend finally rewarded"
This week has seen one of the most monumental upheavals in political history, of that there is no doubt whatsoever. In the UK and the United States over the past few months, the political landscape has changed completely. But politics is not something we really want to discuss on this blog post, or is it? […]Read more "A Brave New World?"
As we sit here, looking over the last few weeks of quite remarkable events in space, such as the explosion of the ESA EDM lander on Mars (Maintaining the record of 0% success rate for any non-U.S launched vehicle in getting to and doing science from the surface of the red planet), our attention was […]Read more "The Long March to Mars? Chinese Takeaway"