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...

NEW PLAYLIST: Bonvoyage Bepicolombo!

With the successful launch of the Ariane 5 VA245 early on the morning of October 19th, a combination of gravity assists and a powerful solar electric propulsion system will speed BepiColombo towards Mercury, the least explored of our solar system's terrestrial planets! It will arrive...

NEW SPACELIST: GOBLIN ROCK!

The discovery of an icy ball 300km in diameter on the outer edge of the solar system has expanded our knowledge of the outer solar system. 2015 TG387, nicknamed The Goblin because it happened around Halloween of 2015 takes 40,000 years to orbit the sun,...

THE BEPICOLOMBO MISSION PLAYLIST

SPACELIST ALERT! With the 100th successful launch of the Ariane 5 on Tuesday we're now counting down to JAXA and ESA's thrilling Bepicolombo mission to Mercury! Is this mission playlist hot enough for you? And if you're curious about upcoming exploration of our solar system's least-explored...