Space Boffins

The award-winning space science, exploration and astronomy podcast from Sue Nelson and Richard Hollingham...

14 November 2014

Rosetta's comet landing, the tragedy of SpaceShipTwo and a man who commands a Mars base.

10 October 2014

New spaceplanes, chocolate comets and the future of space travel...

10 September 2014

A song about photons, how to choose a landing site on a comet and the spacewalk from hell

10 August 2014

Space Boffins speak to the last man to ever set foot on the Moon, Gene Cernan.

10 July 2014

How do you orbit a comet? Set up a government in space or rescue a space shuttle crew?

10 June 2014

How to build a the ultimate spaceship, what it's like to drown in space and Google's new satellite.

10 May 2014

Virtual rides into space, why Scotland needs a spaceport and the incoming asteroid with Earth's name on it...

10 April 2014

The Space Boffins are joined by UK minister Vince Cable on a visit to a Mars mock-up on Earth, and talk to shuttle...

10 March 2014

This month, the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence and the challenge of looking for space aliens and why they...

10 February 2014

We meet a prototype Exo Mars rover on location at Airbus Defence & Space in Stevenage, reports on Urthecast aboard...

10 January 2014

Space Boffins Sue Nelson and Richard Hollingham meet astronaut Chris Hadfield.

10 December 2013

The Space Boffins have a lunar love-in featuring Apollo 13 astronaut Jim Lovell and studio guests David Baker and...

08 November 2013

Sue reports from the UK control room of the Mars SAFER field trial as scientists operate an ExoMars rover prototype.

10 October 2013

Space Boffins Sue Nelson and Richard Hollingham undergo G forces with a special podcast from QinetiQ's centrifuge.

10 September 2013

The space boffins present a special Mars-themed podcast.

10 August 2013

The Space Boffins are joined by a cosmic hedgehog with a report from NOAA's space weather centre in Colorado.

10 July 2013

Space Boffins Richard Hollingham and Sue Nelson go to a comet, Mars and into space.

10 June 2013

A full, frank and funny interview with Tim Peake, Richard goes inside NASA's 'crazy ideas', and Sue...

10 May 2013

The Space Boffins visit Europe's largest space company and find out how to get rid of space junk.

10 April 2013

Sue and Richard meet Apollo 15 astronaut Al Worden explore solar science with Lucie Green and discuss the risks of...

10 March 2013

Comets, Mars and the first phone in space are featured in the latest Space Boffins podcast. Recorded at London's...

10 February 2013

The Space Boffins meet British astronaut Tim Peake at the British Interplanetary Society, and discuss Martian methane,...

10 January 2013

Why space can damage your health, live views of Earth from the Space Station and crisis management tips from an Apollo...

10 December 2012

The Space Boffins take a tour of the International Space Station, meet an Apollo astronaut and discuss the politics of...