Our Etsy Store

As you may have noticed, we have a number of locations that you can buy officially sanctioned merchandise from, however most of this isn’t directly available from us. But we do have an etsy store that you can purchase eBooks, paperback books and even posters directly from us. Our current range of products includes: The […]

Indie Pride Day

It’s July 1st once again, which means it’s Indie Pride Day! Yes, it’s one of our favourite days of the years (the others including May 4th, Tolkien’s birthday, World Book Day, the E3 conference days – well we could go on, but it’s still a pretty great day) It’s been a bit of an up […]

The Challenger Disaster

On 28th January 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger broke apart 73 seconds into its flight. The seven crew members (5 NASA astronauts and 2 Payload Specialists) all died. An O-ring seal on the right solid rocket booster failed and led to the disintegration of Challenger. The Crew Members Left to right: Teacher-in-Space payload specialist Sharon Christa McAuliffe; payload […]

The Space Shuttle Discovery

The Space Shuttle Discovery was the third of the five shuttles to be built by NASA. Discovery was the third shuttle after the Space Shuttle Columbia and the Space Shuttle Challenger. The Service of Discovery The Space Shuttle Discovery flew it’s first mission from 30th August to 5th September 1984 and was in use for […]

Apollo 11: the men and the moon

“It’s one small step for man. One giant leap for mankind.” These words still give people goosebumps when they hear them, such is the impact that Neil Armstrong stepping out onto the surface of the moon had on the hearts and minds of millions. The first moon landing, after so many firsts, was something different […]

The First US Spacewalk

Though Alexei Leonov was the first man to walk in space, the first American to walk in space stepped out into the black a few  years after Leonov. Ed White Edward Higgins “Ed” White II performed his spacewalk as part of the Gemini 4 mission. On 3rd June 1965 Ed White stepped out into space […]

Free Floating in Space

It has been just over 51 years since the first man freely floated in space. Alexei Leonov, a Soviet cosmonaut. Leonov spent 12 minutes floating in space above planet Earth tethered to his ship by a 16ft cable. Though the idea of walking in space seems to be somewhat routine in the exploration of space; there have […]

Our favourite space interpretations

When it comes to space, there is something about it that draws out the imagination. From TV and movies to games and books, we’ve gone through and found our favourite interpretations of life in space in honour of the release of In Exchange on 12th April 2016. So in no particular order: Star Trek Star […]