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More National CanSat Competitions Than Ever28 November 2013
More National CanSat Competitions Than Ever28 November 2013 Across Europe, more student teams than ever before are drawing up their plans for launching CanSats. These tiny ‘satellites’ fit into a drinks can yet perform a scientific ‘mission’ when launched from a small rocket.
Spacelab and 30 years of ESA astronauts28 November 2013
Spacelab and 30 years of ESA astronauts28 November 2013 Thirty years ago this week the first European-built Spacelab was launched on the Space Shuttle. ESA’s first astronaut, Ulf Merbold, flew on the mission, marking ESA’s entry into human spaceflight.
Celebrate the Space Station’s 15th birthday19 November 2013
Celebrate the Space Station’s 15th birthday19 November 2013 Zarya, the first module of the International Space Station, was launched on 20 November 1998. Five space agencies representing 16 nations have worked together to build the orbiting research complex – one of the most complex scientific and technologica...
European Interparliamentary Space Conference focuses on education12 November 2013 Politicians from across Europe have gathered in Brussels for the 15th European Interparliamentary Space Conference. This year, the focus has been on space education as a means of preparing Europe’s next generation workforce.
Getting more out of your satellite TV12 November 2013
Getting more out of your satellite TV12 November 2013 Thanks to Global Invacom and ESA, you could one day distribute satellite TV programmes to devices around your home via the Internet.
Mission-X: jump for the Moon21 October 2013
Mission-X: jump for the Moon21 October 2013 Next year’s Mission-X: Train Like an Astronaut challenge is set to take off with the largest community of future space explorers ever. Thousands of students from nearly 25 countries are on their marks to start exercising like spacefarers.