Amazing prizes to be won, by grabbing a selfie with the UKspace astronaut!
It’s competition time! At this year’s UK Space Conference (21-23 November), we’re giving you the chance to win one of two amazing prizes, if you take a selfie with our astronaut!!
How to enter the competition
Grab a selfie with our astronaut, if you see them around the conference venue
Post the photo on at least one of your social media accounts, if you are on Instagram, Twitter or LinkedIn
Include both the following hashtags: #ThanksSpace #AstronautSelfie
Tag UKspace: (Instagram: @ukspacenow; Twitter: @ukspace; Linkedin: @UKspace)
You will then be entered into our competition.
At the end of this year’s UK Space Conference, we will draw the winner from everyone who has posted their photo on social media by 5pm on Thursday 23 November.
For inspiration, check out some examples lower down this page from our previous competition.
Spacescape painting by Zoë Squires
‘Baby Stars in Rosetta Cloud’ is an acrylic on canvas, sized 40.5 x 51cm.
It takes its inspiration from an image taken by the ESA / NASA Herschel Space Observatory. The bright smudges are dusty cocoons hiding massive protostars. These will eventually become stars containing around ten times the mass of the Sun. The small spots near the centre and in the redder regions of the image are lower mass protostars, similar in mass to the Sun.
‘New Clouds Above Us’ is a montage photo taken in Greenwich Park
Max explains: “In this view of Greenwich, you’ve got examples of what’s in space. I photographed about 300 artefacts including satellites, rocket bodies, satellite parts, solar panels, screws and a glove to show what’s up there. The photography was done over a one-year period, across North America, Europe and the UK. I chose Greenwich because of its history of astronomy and because from there you can see London’s financial district to highlight the modern world’s connection to the satellites that circle Earth.”