Media Gallery

Press releases, media and online coverage and image galleries from past events can be found here.

2013

MPs and aerospace apprentices gather in Westminster to launch the 2014 UKAYRoC
ADS press release announcing the launch of the 2014 UKAYRoC

2012

BMFA Article, August 2012

BMFA Magazine August 2012

An article from the BMFA Magazine August 2012 (dated 2011!)

Our Range Safety Officer, Stuart Lodge, wrote this article for the BMFA about the UKAYRoC Finals.

Published in August 2012, an unfortunate error crept in and the article is headed 2011!

International Rocketry Challenge 2012
Coverage of the International Rocketry Challenge Final 2012 at the Farnborough International Airshow on Futures Day, 13th July 2012.

Have I Got A Bit More News For You
The BBC’s Have I Got A Bit More News For You featured the Rocketry Challenge on its programme on the 11th June 2012. The mention starts at 35:18 minutes in. It’s on iPlayer until the 18th June 2012

UK Rocketry Challenge Finals 2012
A short film from the 2012 UK Rocketry Challenge Finals.

I’m a Rocket Man — Young Brit scientists head to NASA 
Article on the Sun website about the 2012 Finals, 17th May 2012

The Times article 17th May 2012

Times Article on 2012 UK Rocketry Final

Pictures from the 2012 Challenge
Flickr library of images from the 2012 Finals

PERSE SCHOOL WINNERS OF UK NATIONAL ROCKETRY CHALLENGE BLAST OFF TO NASA
ADS news release announcing the winners of the 2012 UK Rocketry Challenge.

YOUTH ROCKETRY CONTEST FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2011/12 LAUNCHED
ADS news release announcing the launch of the 2012 UK Rocketry Challenge.

2011

Central News – UKAYRoC 2011 footage
Footage from Central News broadcast on 10th May 2011

Radio 5 Live Drive – 2011 UKAYRoC Winners’ Interview
Radio 5 Live interviews Graham Chisnall of ADS and team members from 2011 UKAYRoC winners Worksop College (available on Listen Again)

Rocket science at Thomas Hardye School
An article from the Dorset Echo

WORKSOP COLLEGE TO TAKE ON FRENCH & AMERICAN FINALISTS IN INTERNATIONAL ROCKETRY FINAL AT PARIS AIRSHOW
ADS press release announcing Worksop College Team 2 as the winners of the 2011 UKAYRoC Competition held at Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground on the 10th May 2011.

Pupils from Longstone Special School, St Dominic’s Grammar School for Girls and Victoria College competed in the Northern Ireland Schools Rocketry Challenge on 8th April 2011. Coverage of the event can be found on the BBC website here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-13016614. The BBC’s Evening Extra also covered the event on Friday 8th April.

ADS Northern Ireland Rocketry Final Press Release
Official news release from ADS Northern Ireland announcing the winners of the 2011 Northern Ireland Regional Final

2010

Highlights of the 2010 UK Rocketry Challenge Finals
A short film of highlights from the 2010 UK Rocketry Challenge Finals.

2009

2009 Final Photos – Charterhouse School, Surrey
All the pictures from the 2009 final. A great event that was enjoyed by all!

2008

Transatlantic Trophy – Farnborough International Air Show 2008
All photos from the first Transatlantic Trophy held at Farnborough International Air Show. Photos courtesy of Raytheon.

2008 Final Photos – Charterhouse School, Surrey
All the pictures from the 2008 final. Although very wet, a great day was had by all!

2007

2007 Final Photos – Charterhouse School, Surrey
All the pictures from the 2007 final.