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

Scientists to test medicine for bone loss on Tianzhou-1

Scientists to test medicine for bone loss on Tianzhou-1

Scientists will test a medicine to treat bone loss during the maiden voyage of China's first cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1. The medicine has been specially developed for astronauts, but they hope it will benefit ordinary people too

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Britain poised to lead a 21st century space race with the country’s first 'space campus'

Britain poised to lead a 21st century space race with the country’s first 'space campus'

Britain is poised to lead a 21st century space race with the country’s first “space campus” set to open by 2020.

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New UK facility to test space-plane engines

New UK facility to test space-plane engines

The construction of a new rocket test facility in the UK could hasten the development of space planes able to take off and land from terrestrial space-ports and hypersonic aircraft that could slash international travel times.

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NASA says the test flight of its new megarocket will fly without a crew

NASA says the test flight of its new megarocket will fly without a crew

NASA's new megarocket will launch without astronauts on its test flight, now delayed until 2019 because of technical challenges, the space agency's top leaders said Friday

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NASA might run out of space suits before it quits the ISS

NASA might run out of space suits before it quits the ISS

NASA is running out of space suits, and new ones are years away from being flight-ready. This was the finding of an audit released on 26 April by the NASA Office of Inspector General, relating to the agency’s three next-generation spacesuit development projects.

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