Fly Your Thesis! 2017 Call for Proposals01 March 2016
Fly Your Thesis! 2017 Call for Proposals01 March 2016 ESA Education is inviting university student teams to submit proposals related to designing, building and flying their experiment in a parabolic flight campaign, which is tentatively scheduled to take place in autumn 2017.
Fly Your Thesis! 2016 teams selected23 December 2015
Fly Your Thesis! 2016 teams selected23 December 2015 Last week, the Fly Your Thesis! Selection Board (ESA Eduation, ESA Human Spaceflight and Operations, the European Low Gravity Association (ELGRA) and Novespace) selected the final four teams to be given the opportunity to fly their experiment during E...
Fly Your Thesis!: ESA’s parabolic flight opportunities for students restart23 June 2015 The ESA Education Office's 'Fly Your Thesis!' programme is back, after having a short break of three years. The first new flight campaign is planned for late 2016. The deadline for applications is 21 September 2015.
Planetary formation insights thanks to Dustbrothers students11 March 2014 New insights into the formation of planets are promised thanks to an experiment conducted under ESA’s Fly Your Thesis! programme.
Understanding the surfaces of asteroids10 May 2013
Understanding the surfaces of asteroids10 May 2013 A Fly Your Thesis! experiment has explained how gravel and rocks behave on the surface of an asteroid. The results will be useful in explaining asteroid geology, interpreting images of asteroid surfaces and designing future asteroid lander missions.
Fly Your Thesis! 2012 finishes successfully30 October 2012
Fly Your Thesis! 2012 finishes successfully30 October 2012 This year’s "Fly Your Thesis!" campaign ended on 25 October. For three days, a specially equipped aircraft flew 31 manoeuvres – or parabolas - that generate microgravity conditions, giving students invaluable experience in how to design, con...