What is a Satellite? A satellite is a planet, moon or machine that orbits a planet or star. Planets and moons are called natural satellites and machines referred to as artificial satellites. Natural Satellites Our own […]
Perseverance Rover searches for life on Mars NASA hopes to get one step closer to answering the question about life on Mars when they launch the new car-sized Perseverance rover on its 33 million mile journey […]
Astronaut Encounters October was one of the most exciting months for seeing and meeting astronauts. As well as hearing all about their experiences in space I got some great new ideas for Michael May’s next adventures: […]
The past couple of months have been filled with fun events including a space afternoon at the amazing and award-winning Haslemere Bookshop in Surrey and workshops at The Abbey Junior School and Pangbourne College. I am […]
Michael May visits schools… From January 2016 I have been visiting schools to run my ‘Could you be an Astronaut?‘ workshops. It has been brilliant fun looking at what an Astronaut is (Greek for Space Sailor) […]
If you love all things space-related…this Christmas is made for you! If you or your children like space and all things space-like, this Christmas is especially exciting for you! On television, a major department store […]
What’s the news in space right now? The International Space Station Tomorrow will see the Russian Space Agency (called Roscosmos) sending one of their Soyuz Spacecraft up to the International Space Station (ISS). This will be […]
Visit the NASA Kids’ Club to find out… This Friday (27th March), 1 NASA astronaut and 2 Russian cosmonauts will fly up to the International Space Station to join 3 other members of the Expedition 43 […]
Fitness Tests for children from NASA Michael May, the main character in my new children’s book May’s Moon, wants to be the first child astronaut! He enters a NASA competition to be the first child into […]
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