Space is big, but so is Our Space. We couldn’t have created this project without the help and support of others. Our Space thanks the organisations listed below.
Main Partners and Funders
Richard Garriott and Space Adventures who have provided the unique footage and funding to make sure you can access the materials on this website. Space Adventures is a private Space company focussed on opening up the Space frontier to private citizens.
GovEd Communications is one of the main partners in the Our Space project. They have created this website and put together the edited video sequences of Richard in Space. Their work has been lead by Ravi Kapur, Garry Hill and Ben Lavington Martin. GovEd Communications is a multi-disciplinary company, working in education, science communication, digital media and technology.
The Stephen Lawrence Foundation, for financial support and for letting us launch the competition at their Future Scientist Day.
The Parliamentary Space Committee for offering to meet with winners at the House of Commons.
Additional Content Providers
Beef and Pie Productions is an award-winning production company based in Austin, Texas. They are the producers of the feature documentary about Richard's flight to the ISS, 'Man on a Mission'. They have provided the footage used in the introduction sequence of the Our Space clips and the 'Press Kit' material.
Footagevault is the leading provider of online Space archive footage, with material ranging from the Mercury and Apollo programmes to Shuttle missions and recent launches. Footagevault has provided many of the Space footage clips available on this site under a special license for educational use only.
Most of the amazing portraits of Richard are courtesy of Michael Cockerham. Michael has kindly given you permission to use the images for educational use. To see more of his work and to find out more about his views on developments in photography check out www.michaelcockerham.com
Prizes and Other Support
A|D|S is the trade organisation advancing UK AeroSpace, Defence, and Security industries with Farnborough International Limited as a wholly-owned subsidiary. They have offered prizes of places at the prestigious Futures Day at Farnborough.
The National Space Centre, voted the Best Large Visitor Attraction of 2009 is a unique day out dedicated to the wonders of space. It is home to the UK’s largest planetarium as well as the only Challenger Learning Centre in Europe.