A female Italian astronaut soon to join the International Space Station will be among the first to use a newly patented device to make 'proper' espresso coffee, enjoyed from a specially designed zero-gravity cup.
A lot of awareness is being made for girls to study and work in STEM. Recently, an engineering jobs team created an online database to help encourage and inspire more female students to work in the engineering and aerospace industry.
The International Space Station is making bright, low passes through the late summer night sky this month. On a cool, clear night, I watched its smooth, stately progress from west to east - seemingly just at the top end of my street.
Next year Tim Peake, a former Major in the British Army Air Corps, will be Britain's first official astronaut to make it into space... Peake will fly to the International Space Station (ISS) where he'll spend six months carrying out experiments on the ESA's Columbus laboratory module.