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Returning to Earth from Space: how did it feel for Chris Hadfield

On 19th December 2012, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield launched in the Soyuz TMA-07M for a long duration stay on the International Space Station as part of Expedition 35.

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Navigating in Space

We watched as Tim Peake and his Expedition 47 colleagues dock with the International Space Station on 15th December 2015 but just how did they get there?

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Maps and Navigation in Science Fiction

You’re in the middle of an epic space opera or a science fiction fantasy sprawling continents, worlds… universes. Couldn’t you use a map right about now?

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War of the Satellites

War of the Satellites is a 1958 independently made black and white film distributed by Allied Artists in the UK and USA.

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Silhouette

Silhouette marks one of the first outings for the 12th Doctor in novel form. In this adventure, our time travelling, Tardis owning hero finds himself in Victorian England with his companion, Clara.

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Tyger

The advanced technology necessary for accurate navigation in space was informed by maritime navigation practices dating from the beginnings of sea-faring.

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Sputnik: how a prediction became reality

Sputnik: how a prediction became reality; the birth of the space age and the advances in satellites for communication and navigation.

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The Reich Device

Spies, espionage, history and… Einstein… all these elements make for a compelling read, not to be missed.

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The Science of Coming Home

The science of coming home: the technical process of returning spacecraft and astronauts to Earth.

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The Time Machine

A seminal science fiction novel, The Time Machine has become a multimedia success with numerous radio, television and film adaptations as well as sequel novels.

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