Media Resources 2017-10-26T14:47:20+00:00

Image Gallery

For higher resolution versions of the images, please contact Anita Heward, Twinkle Communications Manager, anita@twinkle-spacemission.co.uk

Twinkle spacecraft and instrumentation

Twinkle artist's impression

Artist’s impression of the Twinkle spacecraft (not to scale). Credit: Twinkle, UCL, SSTL, Blue Skies Space Ltd

Exploded view of Twinkle SSTL-300 platform. Credit: SSTL

Twinkle artist's impression

Rendering of the Twinkle spacecraft. Credit: Twinkle/SSTL

Twinkle's IR spectrometer

Perspective view of Twinkle’s infrared instrument. Credit: STFC

Cut-away render of Twinkle telescope

Renders showing cut-away of the Twinkle telescope. Credit: UCL/MSSL

Cut-away render of Twinkle telescope

Renders showing cut-away of the Twinkle telescope. Credit: UCL/MSSL

UVIS instrument

Artist’s impression of the Twinkle spacecraft (not to scale). Credit: Twinkle

Exoplanets

Artist's impression of exoplanet

This artist’s impression shows the super-Earth exoplanet orbiting the nearby star GJ 1214. Credit: ESO/L. Calçada

Artist's impression of exoplanet

This artist’s impression shows the super-Earth 55 Cancri e in front of its parent star. Credit: ESA/Hubble, M. Kornmesser

Artist's impression of exoplanet

GJ 436b, an unusual, methane-free world is partially eclipsed by its star in this artist’s concept. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Twinkle team

Blue Skies Space Ltd co-founders

The Blue Skies Space Ltd team (L-R): Dr Dr Giorgio Savini (Chief Technology Officer), Dr Marcell Tessenyi (Chief Executive Officer), Prof Giovanna Tinetti (Chief Scientist), Prof Jonathan Tennyson (Chair). Credit: Blue Skies Space Ltd, B. Coates

Twinkle team in India

The Twinkle team delivering a workshop at the Astronomical Society of India (ASI) 2017 conference in Jaipur, India. Credit: Twinkle

Twinkle in China

Dr Marcell Tessenyi (second from right) and members of the UK delegation from RAL Space and the UK Space Agency in Shanghai. Credit: STFC RAL Space/UK Space Agency

ORBYTS (Original Research By Young Twinkle Students)

ORBYTS class of 2016

The ORBYTS 2016 cohort of students. Credit: B. Coates

ORBYTS class of 2016

Students at the 2016 ORBYTS graduation ceremony. Credit: B. Coates

Twinkle artist's impression

Students at the 2016 ORBYTS graduation ceremony. Credit: B. Coates

ORBYTS class of 2016

Students at the 2016 ORBYTS graduation ceremony. Credit: B. Coates

ORBYTS class of 2016

Students at the 2016 ORBYTS graduation ceremony. Credit: B. Coates

ORBYTS students and tutor

Students participating in ORBYTS 2017. Credit: B. Coates

ORBYTS students and tutor

Students participating in ORBYTS 2017. Credit: B. Coates

ORBYTS students and tutor

Students participating in ORBYTS 2017. Credit: B. Coates

ORBYTS students with Helen Sharman

Students from ORBYTS 2017 with the British Astronaut, Helen Sharman. Credit: B. Coates

Twinkle Outreach and EduTwinkle

Twinkle outreach

Twinkle stand at UCL’s ‘Your Universe’ Festival 2017. Credit: B. Coates

Twinkle outreach

Twinkle stand at UCL’s ‘Your Universe’ Festival 2015. Credit: B. Coates

Twinkle outreach

Twinkle stand at the Bloomsbury Festival 2015. Credit: B. Coates

EduTwinkle workshop

EduTwinkle Workshop. Credit: B. Coates

EduTwinkle workshop

EduTwinkle Workshop. Credit: B. Coates

EduTwinkle workshop

EduTwinkle Workshop. Credit: B. Coates