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Thursday, 30 November, 2017

Sent Into Space has grown a lot over the years, but we still have fond memories of our first launch back in 2010. What is now a thriving company who do a whole range of things began as a hobby … Continue reading

Wednesday, 22 November, 2017

A few weeks ago, we were approached by the team from ITV, asking for our help with a great cause. Holly Willoughby and Philip Schofield, stars of This Morning, have been running the Be Kind campaign on ITV over the … Continue reading

Monday, 25 September, 2017

Since we featured on Dragon’s Den, we’ve had an influx of inquiries about the Ascension service – how it works, whether it’s safe, what our availability is and how much it costs, to name a few. We wanted to give … Continue reading

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

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