Space Expedition Corporation get Buzz Aldrin's blessing ahead of commercial space tourism trips

Buzz Aldrin, the second man on the moon and subject of that most-iconic of moon landing photos above, has signed on to become a member of Space Expedition Corporation's advisory board, one of the leading companies vying for dominance in…

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Gerald LynchSpace Expedition Corporation get Buzz Aldrin's blessing ahead of commercial space tourism trips

More Gs than Clarkson: My ride inside the human centrifuge

I'm sitting somewhere in the middle of a former RAF base in Farnborough, strapped into a tiny recreated jet fighter cockpit, on the end of a huge mechanical contraption that wouldn't look out of place in an Alien film, a…

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Gerald LynchMore Gs than Clarkson: My ride inside the human centrifuge

RIP Sir Patrick Moore: Astronomy legend and GamesMaster star dies aged 89

Sir Patrick Moore, astronomer, broadcaster and Games Master star, passed away this weekend aged 89. Succumbing to the ill health that had made him wheelchair bound in recent years, Moore passed away at 12:25 on Sunday 9th December at his…

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Gerald LynchRIP Sir Patrick Moore: Astronomy legend and GamesMaster star dies aged 89