Space Research
20 Apr 2010



​RAL Space undertakes pure research in solar physics, solar-terrestrial physics atmospheric physics, planetary and magnetospheric physics, astronomy and fundamental physics.


​​Solar storm impacting the Earth's Magnetosphere

The research encompasses a wide range of interests, running in close harmony with the space hardware projects and involved collaboration with many university groups in the UK and abroad.  

​Scientists at RAL are currently engaged in creating an experimental magnetic shield to protect astronauts from deadly solar radiation. They are also the COSPAR member institute for the UK.


For more information please contact: RAL Space Enquiries