Interviews about Space Science

Interviews about space science, astronomy, rockets, planets, galaxies, stars...

11 August 2016

Graihagh made it her mission to find out as much as possible about Connie's winnings. But first, how did Connie...

26 July 2016

Are Teflon and Velcro really products of NASA's missions to space?

18 July 2016

With its strong radiation belts, polar auroras and red spot, Jupiter is a bit of an enigma...

18 July 2016

Photographing the gas giants with astrophographer Roger Hutchinson...

18 July 2016

Juno rockets to Jupiter and deputy principle investigator of the mission explains how much of a feat this is...

23 June 2016

Could Tim Peake's mission be responsible for rocketing the next generation to the Moon?

23 June 2016

Are we racing to the Moon? Who are the contenders? And why the Moon over Mars?

23 June 2016

The Russian's metal ball was propelled into orbit in 1957 and everyone watched with awe and unease...

26 May 2016

Have you ever wondered what the Sun is made of?

26 May 2016

The Sun is 4.6 billion years old but how did it get there?

26 May 2016

How we're about to get closer to our Sun than ever before using ground up bones...

26 May 2016

When it comes to stellar death, it's go big or go home...

23 May 2016

Mars was once home to enormous tidal waves, new evidence suggests.

06 May 2016

Watching planets cross the sun was hugely important in understanding the scale of our universe but why do scientists...

22 April 2016

Exoplanets may yield clues as to whether there might be life somewhere out there. But they're so far away, so why...

22 April 2016

How we study planets beyond our own solar system...

22 April 2016

On 9 May, Mercury will be seen as a black dot silhouetted against the Sun…but why are scientists so excited about it?

19 April 2016

The Japanese team have lost contact with the quarter of a billion dollar satellite but what happened?

29 March 2016

One day, satellites will help us explore the Moon and Mars...

29 March 2016

It's been over 50 years since this satellite launched and its long-since been decommisioned but what happens when...

29 March 2016

Why, when the rest of us have been sat in an economic downturn, has the satellite industry been booming?

29 March 2016

Europe's Galileo will soon be operational, providing us with much more accurate navigation but why do we need it?

29 March 2016

Space is one tough cookie to crack but there's now 3,000 satellites up there, so how have we done it?

20 March 2016

We're sending another probe to Mars! But why are we going back?