Outreach

First Images from James Webb Space Telescope

First Images from James Webb Space Telescope

The first full-colour images from NASA’s largest and most powerful space science telescope will be revealed to the public at an exciting free event at Space Park Leicester. The pioneering Midlands facility has been successful in its bid to the European Space Agency to showcase the first images from the £10 billion James Webb Space […]

National Space Centre: Planetary Science at Space Lates

National Space Centre: Planetary Science at Space Lates

Join Dr Henrik Melin (STFC James Webb Fellow) from University of Leicester, for this Space Lates at the National Space Centre on July 22nd. The National Space Centre is heading to the planets, with guests talking about past, current and future missions to some of our closest neighbours in the Solar System, and some a […]

Space Lates at National Space Centre:  Spaceports UK

Space Lates at National Space Centre: Spaceports UK

Join the National Space Centre’s “Space Lates” (25 March, 18:00 – 21:00) to discover more about the UK Spaceports set to launch later this year. From understanding why they are where they are, what they are launching to what does this mean for us here in the UK. Come along to hear from industry specialists […]

Loz Atkinson’s: The Edge of Forever

Loz Atkinson’s: The Edge of Forever

An exhibition at the Attenborough Arts Centre brings together key works from Loz Atkinson’s ‘Imagined Nebula’ series, which began in 2015 as an outlet for Loz’s increasing interest in exploring the relationship that human beings have with the universe. For full details of the exhibition, please click here. The exhibition continues until March 27th, and will feature a live discussion group on 15th […]

Space Lates 2022:  Backyard Astronomy

Space Lates 2022: Backyard Astronomy

Learn how you can get into astronomy at the National Space Centre’s first Space Lates of 2022, 18:00-21:00, 14 January 2022. Over the past two years stargazing and astronomy has become an increasingly popular hobby for many stuck at home and now Space Lates – Backyard Astronomy will introduce beginners and experts alike to the […]

JWST at the National Space Centre

JWST at the National Space Centre

Space scientists from the University of Leicester demonstrated the cutting-edge science behind the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) at the National Space Centre this October half term. Leicester astronomers and planetary scientists will use data from JWST – the most advanced observatory ever built – to answer some of the fundamental questions about our Universe […]

Leicester to lead Royal Astronomical Society livestream of Uranus

Leicester to lead Royal Astronomical Society livestream of Uranus

Astronomers and planetary scientists from the University of Leicester are to lead dedicated livestream observations of Uranus in partnership with the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) to bring live imagery of the planet to the public in the UK and around the world. Members of the public are invited to view live footage of the ‘ice […]

World Space Week at the National Space Centre

World Space Week at the National Space Centre

To celebrate World Space Week the National Space Centre is hosting its first in-person Space Lates since January 2020, offering space fans the chance to explore the galleries after hours, hear from special guest speakers and take part in a wide range of space-themed activities including astronomy and crafts. Space Lates is an evening created […]

Royal Society Summer Science festival set to inspire next generation of space scientists

Royal Society Summer Science festival set to inspire next generation of space scientists

Space experts from the University of Leicester will look to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers with a series of live events exploring Mars as part of The Royal Society’s Summer Science festival. School pupils will have the opportunity to ‘meet’ members of the team behind the ExoMars Rosalind Franklin Rover, due to […]

Network-wide options by YD - Freelance Wordpress Developer