108 students take part in ESA Academy’s Concurrent Engineering Challenge 2018!12 November 2018 Last year, ESA pioneered a new Concurrent Engineering Challenge to educate and inspire university students. It proved to be such a success that a follow-up has now been run and completed.
SECESA 201829 October 2018
SECESA 201829 October 2018 The 8th International Systems & Concurrent Engineering for Space Applications Conference (SECESA 2018) was held in the city of Glasgow. It was jointly organised by ESA and the University of Strathclyde.
Small Planetary Platforms – A CDF Study09 July 2018
Small Planetary Platforms – A CDF Study09 July 2018 When the Solar System was formed, planetesimals constituted the building blocks of protoplanets and eventually of the planets themselves. Asteroids and comets are the remainders of that early stage and thus are of intense interest to the science commu...
TECNET Chairs Forum & Competence Domains Leaders Workshop16 May 2018 The ESA Concurrent Design Facility has hosted a TECNET Chairs Forum Workshop, gathering representatives for the 10 Competence Domains (CDs) and 7 TECNET Application Domains as well as D/TEC and the TEC-T managers of the technology programmes (DPDT, TR...
SysNova – Lunar Challenges Studied in the CDF01 May 2018 The annual SysNova challenge from the Discovery&Preparation Programme (GSP) has been running for 4 years and this year the challenge focused on LUnar Cubesats for Exploration (LUCE).
JAXA Delegation Visit CDF18 April 2017
JAXA Delegation Visit CDF18 April 2017 Recently a delegation from the Japanese Space Agency (JAXA) visited the Concurrent Design Facility (CDF) as part of their tour of ESTEC. The CDF has previously worked closely with JAXA on a number of studies and even had a JAXA engineer embedded in th...