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Thursday, 11 May, 2017

Back in March, we got involved in the launch of the Sheffield branch of Barclay’s Eagle labs project. We met some fantastic people in the Sheffield engineering scene and got a big boost to our 3D printing capabilities! As part … Continue reading

Thursday, 30 March, 2017

We are very excited to announce our contribution to the fantastic Barclays Eagle Labs Live project! Aimed at bringing together Sheffield entrepreneurs, businesses, students and the wider community by offering the chance to experience the potential of cutting edge technology and encouraging … Continue reading

Tuesday, 14 February, 2017

Our Classtronauts visits aren’t just about launching balloons. We teach all kinds of lessons about the troposphere, the stratosphere and the other layers of the atmosphere. It presents a great opportunity to tie in other topics like climate change, electromagnetism … Continue reading

Thursday, 2 February, 2017

When it comes to school mascots, we’ve seen bears and dogs and Lego men all brave the vacuum and extreme cold of space on our Classtronauts launches. However, last week broke new ground as we sent our very first amphibian … Continue reading

Monday, 9 January, 2017

Last month, we launched a meat and potato pie to the very edge of space to promote the World Pie Eating Championships which took place in Wigan in December. You may have seen the video already – it hit the … Continue reading

Monday, 5 December, 2016

At SentIntoSpace we pride ourselves on our 100% recovery rate. We’ve never conducted a launch and not gotten our payload back one way or another. Of course, not every landing is a simple process, and over the years we’ve had … Continue reading

Tuesday, 29 November, 2016

After our first trip to Belgium earlier this year launching frites with Radio Contact, we were very excited to have the opportunity to go back, this time with Universal Music to launch the new Metallica album to space! The plan … Continue reading

Thursday, 10 November, 2016

After a long period of development, the updated model of our Black Box is now back in stock. The new, lighter model allows you to capture data from your flight, giving you a unique insight into the conditions your payload … Continue reading

Thursday, 3 November, 2016

“Do you feel like Christmas cards have really lost their edge lately? Santa does too. Centuries of tradition boiled down to a twee sketch of a reindeer on a supermarket shelf? Unacceptable. Sick and tired of the dismal standard of … Continue reading

Tuesday, 25 October, 2016

One of the great things about working in the near-space industry is how much of the Earth you get to see. This was highlighted just a few weeks ago when Louis and I flew across the Atlantic to get some … Continue reading