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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

Friday, 13 January, 2017

Last night saw the brightest Wolf moon in as long as eight years, you may have seen it glowing brightly in the night sky yesterday. The name derives from the Native American and Colonial times when hungry wolves would howl … 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

Friday, 30 December, 2016

Fusion energy is an often misunderstood concept. A few common ideas, such as that fusion is dangerous, and that fusion does not produce as much energy as is required to spark a reaction, are simply not true. Nuclear fusion is … 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

Friday, 2 December, 2016

“Within the next few years, thousands of people will have been to Space” Richard Branson claims in an interview on his Virgin Galactic tours. Back up and running, Virgin Galactic have had their first successful flight test since the fatal … 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