UK Space Life and Biomedical Sciences Association

Advancing research, benefiting terrestrial health and preparing for future UK human spaceflight activities

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  • Purpose

    Purpose

    Improving C3, uniting the domain, representing the field, creating a skilled workforce and supporting member needs.

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  • Strategy R&D Themes

    Strategy R&D Themes

    Our Space LABS research and development themes.

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  • Aims and Objectives

    Aims and Objectives

    Space LABS is advancing research, benefiting terrestrial health and preparing for future UK human spaceflight activities.

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News

   European Space Agency tests giant parachute for its 2021 ExoMars mission

European Space Agency tests giant parachute for its 2021 ExoMars mission

The European Space Agency tested its ExoMars landing parachutes for the first time, and happily, the trial parachute made it to ground without incident.

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Galileo: UK plan to launch rival to EU sat-nav system

Galileo: UK plan to launch rival to EU sat-nav system

The UK is considering plans to launch a satellite-navigation system as a rival to the EU's Galileo project.

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SpaceX is sending another cargo-loaded rocket to space — and the mission could lead to advances in medicine, agriculture, and construction

SpaceX is sending another cargo-loaded rocket to space — and the mission could lead to advances in medicine, agriculture, and construction

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket will launch experiments to study Earth's thunderstorms, space gardening, potential pathogens in space, and more.

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Anticipating the dangers of space: Researchers use supercomputers to estimate radiation risks for low Earth orbits

Anticipating the dangers of space: Researchers use supercomputers to estimate radiation risks for low Earth orbits

Astronauts and future space tourists face risks from radiation, which can cause illness and injure organs. Researchers used supercomputers to investigate the radiation exposure related to the Manned Orbital Laboratory mission, during which a dangerous solar storm occurred

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Announcement of Opportunity: NSTP Flagship Call

Announcement of Opportunity: NSTP Flagship Call

The UK Space Agency invites proposals for space technology research and development projects to the National Space Technology Programme – Flagship projects.

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