MEET THE CREW: SEL BALAMIR OF AMPLIFIER!

Founding Amplifier frontman Sel Balamir is no slouch when it comes to his love of all things final frontier. We hung out at the Science Museum in London, where he told Space Rocks where his adoration for the great beyond came about…    When did you first...

Win For All Mankind film on Blu-ray!

Directed by Al Reinert and featuring a stunning soundtrack composed by Brian Eno, the thrilling For All Mankind is perhaps the best ever feature-length documentary made about NASA's Apollo programme. Originally released in 1989 – two decades after the Apollo 11 moon landing – it's...

WE HELPED LAUNCH THE NEW LONELY ROBOT ALBUM!

Strange unexplained phenomena occurred in the backstreets of London's King's Cross last month and Space Rocks was there to witness it… We couldn't have chosen a better headline band for Space Rocks London 2018 than John Mitchell's Lonely Robot. Having successfully compromised the O2's structural integrity...

Film review: Prospect

Every fan of sci fi films knows that it's rare that big-budget Hollywood vehicles throw up any new ideas while the Indie field is littered with revolutionary ones a little less fleshed out, and so it's a delight to see a film like Prospect get...

CHECK OUT OUR SPACELISTS ON SPOTIFY!

Yes indeed, Space Rocks is proud to bring you the very best in space-related soundtracks with playlists lovingly curated by the great and good of Space Rocks crew members. You can find them all on Spotify at Space Rocks. Check out top ESA scientist Mark...

COUNTDOWN TO ULTIMA THULE!

At precisely 12:33EST/05:33GMT on January 1st, NASA's New Horizons probe will pass by Ultima Thule wayyy out in the Kuiper Belt an unbelievable 6.62 billion km away. We were kindly invited to witness it all going down at the John Hopkins Applied Physics Lab, so...

TRAVEL BACK TO DECEMBER 4TH, 1968

Today marks 50 years since Apollo 8 astronaut Bill Anders snapped Earthrise, a photo that would change the world. Read all about it here, and travel back in time with this selection of US and UK radio chart-toppers from December 24th, 1968! #spacelist #spotify https://open.spotify.com/user/jj0oczbmhtlalwqb5lnnsqnkt/playlist/4jnRUsvZjBZdXExHRCMrqW?si=Ym2E9jguR7W3lrVkpJKqDA...

CHECK OUT OUR LUNAR PLAYLIST

SPACELIST ALERT! From the announcement of Luna, ESA's giant lunar replica facility to the release of the London Stereoscopic Company's  amazing Mission Moon 3-D book by Brian May and David J. Eicher, it's time we did a lunar playlist! What'd we miss? #spacerocks #spacelist https://open.spotify.com/user/jj0oczbmhtlalwqb5lnnsqnkt/playlist/1dp1AGBMqTOQM94W5CzpLh?si=XIpmdiKhRuKngumWMUzqjw...