Venture Thinking has received a number of awards including:
- The Sir Arthur Clarke Award 2012 for Space Education Outreach
- The Rolls Royce Science Prize – For Out of This World Classroom
- London Education Partnership Award – Media Space with Queen Mary University of London
- National Career Award 2009 – for inspiring students aged 14 and under
- The Royal Aeronautical Society Centennial Award
- The Learning Trust Community Award – for work with MTV Get Real feature film/li>
Heather MacRae sits on the British Interplanetary Society Education Committee. Heather is a member of the Career Development Institute, a member of the Royal Aeronautical Society and the British Interplanetary Society. She is a registered Careers Guidance Practitioner. Heather is a Director of Versatile Skills Training and an adviser to The Ideas Foundation.