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

A successful SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch gives NASA new options

A successful SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch gives NASA new options

The new rocket will be the most powerful in the world, which means it could launch heavier and more complex cargo to space. Once the vehicle becomes operational, SpaceX could soon start launching what the company’s Falcon 9 can’t.

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ESA picks two tiny spacecraft to study the dark side of the Moon

ESA picks two tiny spacecraft to study the dark side of the Moon

The European Space Agency has chosen two minuscule spacecraft to examine the far side of the Moon - The cubesats will provide insight into lunar activity you rarely see

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The "Research In Space Services - Market Assessment" (RiSSMA)

Telespazio are conducting a study to assess the potential for commercial research in space services.

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Three minutes of microgravity is worth the cost of a small house, if you’re a scientist

Forget seven minutes in heaven. For some scientists, the real indulgence is three minutes of microgravity. Blue Origin, the space company founded by Jeff Bezos, is expected to fly its New Shepard suborbital rocket and space capsule multiple times this year in a final round of developmental testing.

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Space Fever in Astronauts Could Jeopardize Landing on Mars

Astronauts in space suffer from persistently elevated body temperature, which can reach up to 104 degrees Fahrenheit (40 degrees Celsius) when they exercise, a new study has found.

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