SHEFFIELD SPACE SOCIETY
Get Involved in all types of space related activities and projects.
A forum for anyone interested in anything and everything space-related. SpaceSoc is a place to get involved with stargazing, astrophotography, rocketry, space-film nights, open discussions, amazing projects, outreach events and much more!
SPACE PROJECTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD
Rocket/Balloon Experiments for University Students
The program allows students from universities and higher education colleges across Europe to carry out scientific and technological experiments on research rockets and balloons. Each year, two rockets and two balloons are launched carrying up to 20 experiments designed and built by student teams.
Nova Balloon Telescope
SunbYte 2.0 successfully launched its payload from Fort Sumner, New Mexico as part of the HASP (High Altitude Student Platform). The team's payload was able to capture images and videos fo the Sun during the 15 hour flight.
Miniature Lunar Rover
The project aims to develop a miniature lunar rover which can retrieve ice samples from the depths of moon craters. MoonWorks UoS won 1st Prize in the 2017-2018 UKSEDS Lunar Rover Competition.