Last year – 2010 – was the 50th anniversary of  space research at Leicester.

We marked this anniversary with a 3-day meeting on July 6-8 2010. The meeting web page is still live (can be found here) and contains both copies of the talks and a vast collection of photos – both historical and photos taken at the meeting itself.

We are also putting together  a book to record the events of those five decades, the successes and the failures, etc, so far as possible in the words of those involved.

We have set up these pages for former and current colleagues to be able to post their reminiscences, photos etc. relating to the last 50 years of space science at Leicester. In addition to potentially providing some material for the book, we hope this might be fun too.

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Skylark launch

Skylark launch

  1. Martin Barstow
    October 20th, 2009 at 08:38 | #1

    A few more ex-students/post docs for the list.

    Paul Dobbie, Matthew Marsh, Simon Good, Andrew Levan, David Fletcher-Holmes,
    Benoite Pfieffer

  2. October 20th, 2009 at 10:02 | #2

    Hi Guys,

    I will send my Rocket Man in pdf web form for this site if you think it appropriate (it must be!). I have been tinkering in my head for a continuation on a similar theme, but in more pertinent detail of the various Skylark Rounds I was invloved with. A nice winter project me thinks.

    What do you think?



  3. Karen Leighly
    January 1st, 2010 at 17:33 | #3

    Hi – I was invited but don’t see my name on the list.
    Karen Leighly

  4. Mike Watson
    May 26th, 2010 at 16:57 | #4

    See the new post on the photo competition!

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