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2017 ESA’s Summer and Autumn workshops for teachers : Save the dates!

January 17, 2017
ESA

ESA is organising its 8th Summer Teachers' Workshop in the Netherlands, from 11 to 14 July 2017 and the 3rd Autumn Teachers' Workshop from 5 to 8 October 2017. 

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European Astro Pi Challenge: Phase 2 update

January 13, 2017
ESA

On 25 November 2016, ESA Astronaut Thomas Pesquet kicked off Phase 2 of the European Astro Pi Challenge by assigning a primary and a secondary mission to the selected teams. It’s now time for an update!

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New opportunity to Fly Your Satellite!

December 20, 2016
ESA

Would you like the opportunity to build and test your own small satellite with the support of real space professionals? Can you imagine having the small satellite you have tirelessly worked on launched into space and being able to operate it in orbit around the Earth? Then apply to the new edition of the Fly Your Satellite! programme. Deadline for applications is 5 March 2017.

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REXUS/BEXUS celebrates 10th anniversary with new experiments

December 16, 2016
ESA

For the tenth time in a row, students from across Europe have had an early Christmas present. Eleven teams comprising eighty students have been selected to take part in the next Swedish-German REXUS/BEXUS Programme’s high altitude balloon and rocket experiments.

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Summer School Alpbach Students successfully optimised a space mission

December 15, 2016
ESA

Back in the summer fifty-eight students took just 10 days to design four space missions. Now, fifteen of those students have revisited one of those mission concepts and this time it took them just 4 days to optimise its design.

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Concurrent Engineering Workshops – Call for Applications

December 14, 2016
ESA

Following the success of the first Concurrent Engineering Workshop held in September 2016, the ESA Academy’s Training and Learning Programme is again offering university students  the opportunity to learn how ESA assesses technical and financial feasibility of space missions. Europe’s leadership in space depends upon its ability to continue developing world-class satellites. To do that, we need to train a new generation of space engineers and scientists. 

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