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University student experiments take to the skies27 March 2015
University student experiments take to the skies27 March 2015 It was up, up and away for seven teams of university students last week when the REXUS 17 and 18 sounding rockets took to the sky. The teams’ experiments soared to the top of the Mesosphere, returning data that will now be analysed.
Mission X comes to a close with a call from space25 March 2015
Mission X comes to a close with a call from space25 March 2015 On the very same day that Mission X’s mascot Astro Charlie reached the moon, ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti reached out to children from the International Space Station (ISS), her outpost in space. Hundreds of students aged 8 to 12 gathere...
University student experiments set to launch this week17 March 2015 Teams of university students are on the verge of seeing their experiments blast to the top of the Mesosphere. The REXUS 17 and 18 launch campaign started on 9 March 2015 with flights of the two sounding rockets expected this week.
Food From Spirulina experiment underway06 March 2015
Food From Spirulina experiment underway06 March 2015 Students aged 14-16 across ESA member states will initiate their ESA experiments this week which was inspired by the Micro-Ecological Life Support System Alternative programme (MELiSSA). “Food from Spirulina” is a biological experiment which dem...
ESA Summer Teachers Workshop 2015: apply now!26 February 2015
ESA Summer Teachers Workshop 2015: apply now!26 February 2015 This year ESA is organising another unique workshop dedicated to school teachers. The workshop will include an outstanding three-day programme, as well as a visit to one of ESA’s establishments. The deadline for application is Friday 3 April 2015.
Teams selected for sixth Spin Your Thesis - campaign23 February 2015
Teams selected for sixth Spin Your Thesis - campaign23 February 2015 Four teams of university students have been selected to develop and conduct their hypergravity experiments during ESA’s sixth ‘Spin Your Thesis!’ campaign, to be held 7-18 September 2015.