Our mission

It is the mission of R&R Space Ltd to push the boundaries of space technology and innovation by engaging people and ideas. We achieve this through new and exciting concept events and training.


It is our aim to inspire a new wave of entrepreneurs and space explorers by unlocking their potential and linking them with new skills to build the future of space.


R&R Space is founded by two space enthusiasts and aspiring entrepreneurs, Ryan Laird and Ryan Bradley-Evans who share a common vision of humanity's place in space.

"Fostering innovation and connecting new skills with the space industry"

upcoming events

SpaceUp is a space unconference, where participants decide the topics, schedule, and structure of the event. We seek to use SpaceUp Leicester as a means to start an open discussion around the topic of space, building a sense of community and a hub in and around Leicester for this growing industry.


For more information visit: spaceupleicester.org.uk


Build4Space is planned as an interactive, fun and engaging competition, designed to introduce and teach students and enthusiasts about rapid prototyping technologies and techniques.  We aim to challenge the participants in teams to utilise the skills they will acquire during the event to build a prototype that will help solve a core problem.  


For more information visit: Build4.Space 


What Our customers say about us


"SpaceUp Leicester is a buzzing event bringing together space enthusiasts from across the U.K. and further afield to enjoy the exciting opportunities and possibilities space presents for industry, art and culture.

The R&R team are a pleasure to work with. Their work to develop a grassroots space community here in Leicester, alongside initiatives like Dock, Space Park Leicester and the National Space Centre, is helping to put Leicester and the East Midlands on the map as a hub for Space."

   Pete Hitchings, Space Industries Accelerator coordinator, University of Leicester

SpaceUp LIVE is an online version of the global “space unconference” SpaceUp. It is a brilliant way to spend time with collaborators all over the world, without leaving your home, sharing your interest about space. 


For more information visit: spaceup.org/live  


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Midlands Space Network is a networking event for individuals or organisations who are working in the space industry. It aims to build and strengthen the local space community. The event connects key players in the UK space industry with those who wish to find out more about the region’s activities.  


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the next event will be held online: https://bit.ly/MidlandsSpaceNetwork


UK MakerFest aims to bring together enthusiasts in the UK maker community by giving makers and hackspaces the opportunity to showcase their work and allow attendees to learn new skills, gain inspiration, and have fun meeting other makers. 


For more information visit: ukmakerfest.org  

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Contact us

For more information about our events, to enquire about our services or to give us any feedback please use the contact form to the right.