Space News

Space related stories from the SentIntoSpace team

Saturday, 23 May, 2015

As part of a campaign by Sony Pictures for their upcoming film Pixels, we sent Pac-man into space. The film centres around Pac-man, and as a happy coincidence Pac-man turned 35 years old last week. As you can imagine, this … Continue reading

Tuesday, 19 May, 2015

It was too nice a day and conditions were too good to not launch. We dropped all of the weight we could possibly shed from our setup and got some cracking shots from 39km. If you look carefully you can … Continue reading

Wednesday, 6 May, 2015

Here at Sentintospace we love to inspire young minds with their very own space mission. Our trip to Rode Heath Primary School was a special one for us. The whole project was centered around the UK “Science week” for schools … Continue reading

Wednesday, 6 May, 2015

We launched for our friends at Bompas and Parr. The company organises all kinds of weird and wonderful events and in this case, the event was to culminate with a cup of coffee like no other! These beans had been … Continue reading

Friday, 1 May, 2015

More launch news. We do get asked for some interesting ones! The Beaufort bar at the Savoy got in touch with us to see if we’d launch their brand spanking new cocktail menu into space for them. It’s limited print … Continue reading

Wednesday, 15 April, 2015

We had a lot of fun working with MGM Comicon on their space launch. Who doesn’t love a good comic? Their new London Comicon event is being held on the 22nd – 24th May and looks to be a good … Continue reading

Sunday, 12 April, 2015

To celebrate the launch of the new Samsung Galaxy S6 (and S6 Edge) we put the phone to the test for Tesco Mobile. There was even a competition to win the phone by guessing when the balloon would burst. The … Continue reading

Saturday, 11 April, 2015

In an hours time we’re going to be launching a near space mission with Tesco Mobile. You could win the brand new Samsung Galaxy S6 by guessing the burst time correctly (follow @tescomobile on twitter for full mission briefing). Watch … Continue reading

Friday, 10 April, 2015

Exciting times – our Specsavers ad is out. We sent a teddy bear (called Jerri) into the stratosphere to promote their 3 for 1 on kid’s glasses deal. Here’s the advert in all of its glory: There is also a … Continue reading

Monday, 30 March, 2015

It was always worth a go.. could we capture anything interesting of the solar eclipse on 20th March 2015 from near space? St Peters High School in Manchester were the team to help us out and we had a great … Continue reading