Rocket Scientist Recalls Sputnik 60 Years Ago
October 7, 2017
Dr Henry Richter, a writer for CEH and NASA VIP, shares his recollections of the space race that began in earnest with Sputnik 60 years ago.
Your Mind Can Space Out, But Your Body Belongs on Earth
April 8, 2017
Through the imagination, we can soar through distant galaxies. Sooner or later, physical reality hits home.
Thank Van Allen's Belts and Richter's Rockets
September 20, 2016
Invisible shields above the Earth protect us all from dangerous radiation. New space probes explore how they do it.
Rosetta's Philae: ESA Lands Probe on Comet
November 12, 2014
Another space first: the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission landed its Philae probe on a comet this morning, but will it stick?