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UK to put space seeds in the hands of schoolkids

If we're ever to inhabit other planets in our solar system, we must first make sure that we can grow our own food in order to survive. While space scientists have been experimenting with this for decades, the UK Space Agency, with help from the Royal Horticultural Society, is calling on Britain's …

Space

The inner workings of the #ISS loo-white cylinder bottom right is the fan...the secret to success in 0g http://t.co/pT2QODproi

RT @HDA_tweeting: 11 Year old Ollie took part in a sponsored cycle ride and raised £285 for the HDA! Thank you so much. Hannah L http://t.co/nCivycoAir

.@monkeydogify now we're talking-healthy astro food, don't tell the flight surgeon... http://t.co/Tkjp0VFZ6v

Missed all the fun at #socialspace at the weekend-busy training in Montreal on ISS robotic arm http://t.co/sPflvioXLr

Internship at the European Astronaut Centre

The European Astronaut Centre<p>10 September 2013<p>The Training Division at the European Astronaut Centre (EAC) is offering a student internship for up to …

Space Exploration

MISSING UK MARS MISSION FOUND

Briton picked for five-month mission on International Space Station in 2015

Britain's first official astronaut, Major Tim Peake, has been selected to fly on a five-month mission on the International Space Station in 2015, it …

UK astronaut Tim Peake 'thrilled' at space opportunity

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/979000/979879_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522433510_2957d74f6fcec9ad66b047c2647f4ada<p><b>Tim Peake says he is thrilled to have been given the opportunity to go to the International Space Station (ISS).</b><p>The UK astronaut told BBC News it was a …

Space Science

Ground control to 'Major Tim'

<b>It takes the "right stuff" to withstand cosmic bursts of camera light and meteoric bombardments of questions, but Tim Peake is orbit-ready and passed the test of facing the massed media on Monday morning.</b><p>As Britain's first official, government-backed astronaut, his selection for a mission in late …

Space Exploration

UK's first official astronaut Tim Peake 'absolutely delighted' to get ISS mission

Britain's first official astronaut has spoken of his delight at being selected for a lengthy mission aboard the International Space Station.<p>Major Tim …

Tim Peake: one giant leap for Britain's first man in space

I think we already know what people will be calling him in two years' time. When that Soyuz rocket blasts off from Baikonur Cosmodrome in the Kazakh …

Tim Peake to become first official British astronaut to visit International Space Station - video

A former army test pilot is to become the first official British astronaut to visit the International Space Station. Major Tim Peake will live and …

Tim Peake's space station mission could put a rocket under Britain's economy

There is the urge to explore the endless heavens, there are the mysteries of the starry cosmos to solve, but above all there is the faltering economy …

Yesterday was a good day in the office! Some rare sunshine along south coast of UK :) http://t.co/lRaByCmil5

David Cameron welcomes Tim Peake to Downing St