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Thu 16th Mar 2017 - LunaDome Features in The Times of India

The biggest English speaking news organisation in India reports on the Lab2Moon competition, naming Team LunaDome along with the others which have qualified for places on the Team Indus flight to the moon.

The Times of India reports on the Lab2Moon results

Wed 15th Mar 2017 - LunaDome Features in The Hindu Business Line

An article on the results of the Lab2Moon competition listing the qualifying teams including Team LunaDome, is published in the biggest English speaking newspaper in India.

The Hindu Business Line reports on the Lab2Moon results

Mon 13th Mar 2017 - LunaDome Features on BBC Points West Evening News

Compiled by BBC South Correspondent Ben Moore on location at the University of Bath, this film was broadcast on the evening news programme local to the university, in the west of England.

Sat 11th Mar 2017 - Live Pre-Flight Interview on BBC Radio Bristol

Ali Vowles chats with the team on her Breakfast show to find out their latest news before they head for the airport.

Listen on BBC iPlayer – starts at 1:56:27

Tue 7th Mar 2017 - BBC Visits Team LunaDome at University

The BBC visited Sam, Nick and Elliot at university to film their prototype and ask questions about their upcoming trip to India. The video will be broadcast on BBC Points West on Monday 13th March at 6.30pm with a bigger feature on BBC Points West and BBC South Today on Wednesday 15th March.

We will publish the videos on our site as soon as they become available to us.

Tue 7th Mar 2017 - LunaDome Article Published in the Bath Chronicle

This article in the newspaper local to the University of Bath explains all about the Lab2Moon Challenge and the LunaDome experiment with comment from project supervisor and Assistant Professor in Design Engineering in the University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dr Vimal Dhokia.

Bath Chronicle Article

Thu 2nd Mar 2017 - Digit India Interact with Lab2Moon Contestants

Team LunaDome are quoted on addressing some of the challenges that they have faced, and offer some inspiring words to the young at school and university.

Digit Online Article

Wed 1st Mar 2017 - University of Bath's LunaDome Homepage Article

The university publishes a special feature on their website homepage describing the Lab2Moon Challenge, and the LunaDome experiment which Sam, Nick and Elliot hope to send to the moon.

University of Bath’s LunaDome Article

Wed 22nd Feb 2017 - Team Indus Shares LunaDome's News on Facebook

Following the team’s posting on their Facebook page news of their meeting with PM Theresa May and her subsequent letter to them, Team Indus – with 350K followers – share and comment on LunaDome’s photo.

Team Indus’ Facebook post

Fri 10th Feb 2017 - Team LunaDome Meets the Prime Minister

Sam, Nick and Elliot were priviliged to have had the opportunity to meet with Prime Minister Theresa May to show her their experiment and explain all about the Lab2Moon competition and how they are progressing with it. She was very interested in all that they had to say and wrote this letter to express her interest and support.

Tue 7th Feb 2017 - BBC Radio Bristol Breakfast Show

Emma Britton catches up with the team live on her breakfast show following the news that they have made it to the next stage of the competition, which will see them flown to Bangalore in mid March by Team Indus to present their experiment to a panel of judges.

Listen on BBC iPlayer at 1:22:42

Mon 6th Feb 2017 - BBC South Today News Programme

Filmed for BBC South by correspondent Ben Moore on the team’s visit last Friday to a local primary school, this video was broadcast on the BBC South Today early evening news programme.

Mon 6th Feb 2017 - BBC Radio Berkshire Breakfast Show

Andrew Peach learns all about the team’s experiment and their progress in the Lab2Moon competition in this live telephone interview.

Listen on BBC iPlayer at 55:22

Fri 3rd Feb 2017 - Media Coverage of LunaDome's School Visit

Team LunaDome visited the primary school formerly attended by team member Sam Brass, to present their prototype to pupils in the hope of inspiring a passion for STEM subjects and future careers in the science and technology industries. The event was covered by the Maidenhead Advertiser and the BBC South Today news programme to be broadcast on Monday 6th February 2017.

Read the Maidenhead Advertiser article here

Wed 1st Feb 2017 - Sonning Parish Magazine Article

In the February edition of the parish magazine distributed in the area where Sam Brass and Elliot Robinson attended school, an article is published describing the team’s entry in the Lab2Moon competition and their recent local BBC radio interviews.

Read the article here

Thu 5th Jan 2017 - Team Indus Shortlisted Teams Press Release

Team Indus, the company running the Lab2Moon competition, published a press release today in which they give details of the competition and it’s judges, and outline the experiment entries from some of the teams on the shortlist. It includes a quote from LunaDome’s Sam Brass.

Press Release online

PDF version of the Press Release

Mon 28 Nov 2016 - Heading Moonward Student Blog

Team LunaDome publish a blog on the University of Bath website which they intend to update periodically on the progress of their journey.

Read their blog here

Mon 21 Nov 2016 - BBC Radio Berkshire Afternoon Show

Bill Buckley discusses with team members Nick Doughty and Sam Brass, their Lab2Moon competition entry in a telephone interview.

Listen to the interview below:

Mon 21 Nov 2016 - BBC Radio Bristol Breakfast Show

A live interview in the Bristol studio with Sam Brass, Nick Doughty and Elliot Robinson discussing their Lab2Moon competition entry with Emma Britton.

The interview is no longer available on the BBC iPlayer but you can listen to it via the
University of Bath’s Soundcloud

BBC Radio Bristol

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