Space Boffins

10 June 2015

Eileen Collins talks of flying shuttles and how female astronauts are treated by the media

10 May 2015

Six months after the historic landing the Space Boffins catch up with the Rosetta team.

16 April 2015

Space Boffins visit the original Apollo 10 craft; Skylon's spaceplane and ExoMars mission.

10 March 2015

How NASA's Space Launch System is getting along and Europe's new mission to Mercury....

10 February 2015

Why we should rescue Beagle 2; why Uranus should be next on the agenda; and space music..

10 January 2015

Space Boffins look forward to the most exciting missions of 2015...

10 December 2014

How astronauts get their caffeine fix in space, the future of NASA and the Orion launch...

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.