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

Stephen Hawking is going to space on Richard Branson's ship

Stephen Hawking is going to space on Richard Branson's ship

Professor Hawking told Good Morning Britain that he'd never dreamed he'd be able to head into space. But "Richard Branson has offered me a seat on Virgin Galactic, and I said yes immediately", he said.

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Stem Cells Seem Speedier in Space

Stem Cells Seem Speedier in Space

Growing significant numbers of human stem cells in a short time could lead to new treatments for stroke and other health issues. Scientists are sending stem cells to the International Space Station to test whether these cells proliferate faster in microgravity without suffering any side effects.

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A big day for the ESA: Sentinel snaps and ExoMars brakes

A big day for the ESA: Sentinel snaps and ExoMars brakes

If you're trying to sell something to the European Space Agency, today could be the day to move in and close the deal because there should be smiles all round after two missions achieved important milestones.

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Glasgow space sector receives £50,000 funding boost from UK Space Agency

Glasgow space sector receives £50,000 funding boost from UK Space Agency

Glasgow is set to join the big ranks after the City Council managed to secure funding for a brand new space centre in the Merchant City.

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ESA CAVES/PANGAEA Astronaut Training Courses as ground-based analogue platforms - Expressions of Interest by 15th March

ESA CAVES/PANGAEA Astronaut Training Courses as ground-based analogue platforms - Expressions of Interest by 15th March

ESA is looking to offer some of its CAVES/PANGAEA Astronaut Training Course campaigns as ground-based analogues platforms.

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