Satellites to spot drones and guide cyclists 26 October 2016
Satellites to spot drones and guide cyclists 26 October 2016 A space-age system for detecting drones took home the grand prize in this year’s European Satellite Navigation Competition, while ESA’s prize went to a smart satnav bicycle bell.
Automating sample testing thanks to space 06 October 2016
Automating sample testing thanks to space 06 October 2016 A miniaturised biotech unit developed for the International Space Station is improving medical diagnoses on Earth with affordable automation of small-scale diagnostics.
Royal visit to ESA’s Wallonia Redu business incubator 22 September 2016
Royal visit to ESA’s Wallonia Redu business incubator 22 September 2016 The Belgian king and queen last week visited ESA’s Business Incubation Centre Wallonia Redu, where entrepreneurs and start-ups adapt space technology to develop and launch novel products and services for terrestrial markets.
Launch of Space Solutions Ireland 08 September 2016
Launch of Space Solutions Ireland 08 September 2016 Ireland boosted its use of space technology this week for down-to-Earth applications by opening the ESA Space Solutions Centre Ireland business incubator.
Smart space products on Earth 31 August 2016
Smart space products on Earth 31 August 2016 Let business students work on space inventions for a week and get great proposals on how to spin new products off to create new businesses.
First satellite-based wildlife monitoring tool for airports29 August 2016 Wildlife habitats close to airports pose a serious risk to safety at takeoff and landing. Thanks to ESA, a new service lets airports use satellites to identify and manage these areas.