The Open University is at the forefront of space research and, consequently, there is a galaxy of information about astronomy and space travel on OpenLearn. Below are some links you might like to explore.
Five years, one spacecraft. Discover the people behind Beagle 2. Read more: OU on the BBC: Beagle 2: A Mission To Mars
We ask whether Apollo 8 was more significant than Apollo 11 in establishing American dominance in space, as part of... Read more: The Things We Forgot To Remember - The Space Race
OU Lecture 2007: 50 Years of Space Exploration in more depth:
OU Lecture 2007: 50 Years of Space Exploration - Meet Professor Zarnecki Copyright: The Open University
John Zarnecki has had an astonishing career. We profile the man chosen to give the 2007 Open University Lecture. Read more: OU Lecture 2007: 50 Years of Space Exploration - Meet Professor Zarnecki