AAUSAT5 CubeSat starts its space mission09 October 2015
AAUSAT5 CubeSat starts its space mission09 October 2015 According to radio transmissions received by radio amateurs around the world, AAUSAT5 is alive and kicking! The student-built AAUSAT5 CubeSat was deployed from the International Space Station (ISS) on 5 October at 16:05 CET, together with ESA’s &...
Simulated Mars rover failure puts astronaut ePartners to test08 October 2015 Car trouble is never good – especially on the Red Planet. An actual robotic vehicle experienced wheel failure during a simulated Mars rover journey, in order to test the ability of prototype ‘electronic partners’ to help human astronauts.
ESTEC Open Day fully booked02 October 2015
ESTEC Open Day fully booked02 October 2015 Sunday’s ESTEC Open Day is now fully booked, having reached its ceiling of 12 000 registrations. Everyone planning to attend needs to hold a registered ticket, including children.
ESA CubeSats set for Monday release 01 October 2015
ESA CubeSats set for Monday release 01 October 2015 The Danish flag will fly high on Monday when two small satellites, designed and built in Denmark, are released from the International Space Station and start their mission in space: the student-built AAUSay-5 and the professional technology demonstrat...
What's on at Sunday's ESTEC Open Day28 September 2015
What's on at Sunday's ESTEC Open Day28 September 2015 Below the full list of things to do and see and lectures to listen to at this Sunday's ESTEC Open Day, taking place from 10:00 to 17:00. All registrations have now been taken, so if you are not already registered you will not be able to enter on the d...
Space for safer cars 25 September 2015
Space for safer cars 25 September 2015 A spacecraft tool is now improving car safety by stress-testing many of the internal computer systems to be sure they work well when the car is on the road.