Why is the mission called Twinkle?


Do you remember first hearing or learning the words to “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star”? Me neither…. It’s one of those songs that seems to have been around forever. In fact, the tune is a French song, “Ah! vous dirai-je, maman”, which was first published in 1761 and later arranged as a set of variations by Mozart. The words are from … Read More

Twinkle’s Year

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This year has been a pretty great year for Twinkle! Since our project’s public launch at the Royal Astronomical Society in February the mission has reached some really import milestones, both in developing our payload and in our education and outreach programme. The payload study has in fact reached completion, and we will be releasing a detailed design proposal early in … Read More