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Students learn from ESA experts during the Rosetta Science Operations Scheduling Legacy Workshop 2019

April 12, 2019
ESA

ESA’s Rosetta mission was an incredible feat of science and engineering. Studying a comet up close, and even landing a probe on its surface, was an apt demonstration of ESA’s abilities. Even though the mission ended in 2016, its benefits live on in the ESA Academy’s Rosetta Science Operations Scheduling Legacy Workshops. The 2019 workshop has just been completed by 30 university students from 12 different ESA Member States and Canada.

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Rocket flies for the 2nd Cycle of the Fly a Rocket! programme!

April 12, 2019
ESA

Yesterday 23 students from across Europe (and even further!) saw their student built, and tested, rocket soar into the troposphere marking the culmination of their week at the Fly a Rocket! campaign.

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Moon Camp Challenge finalists selected!

April 09, 2019
ESA

The Moon Camp Challenge was taken up by over 850 pupils around the world, with 535 participants coming from 15 ESA Member States. Over the past few months students used ESA’s educational resources, Airbus Foundation’s animations and Autodesk’s 3D design tools to create their lunar camps, coming up with the most creative, innovative and suited-to-purpose designs.

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Students aim for the stars in the Human Space Physiology Training Course, 2019 edition

April 05, 2019
ESA

50 university students from 13 different Member States and Canada (an Associate State) recently participated in a challenging training course about human life in space. The 2019 edition of the Human Space Physiology Training Course, held from 19 to 22 March, was a collaboration between ESA’s Education Office and Space Medicine Team. Some of the students and experts travelled to ESA Academy’s Training and Learning Facility, European space Security and Education Centre (ESEC- Galaxia), Transinne, Belgium; and the others to the European Astronaut Centre (EAC), Cologne, Germany. The groups at each host site were linked together via videoconference in order to provide a fantastic opportunity for the University students to develop their skills and the experts to share their knowledge.

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Astro Pi Mission Space Lab - 135 teams will run their experiments on the ISS!

April 04, 2019
ESA

After a long process of testing and judging experiments, the European Space Agency and Raspberry Pi Foundation are happy to announce that a record number of 135 teams have been granted ‘flight status’ for Mission Space Lab 2018/2019!

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Spin Your Thesis! 2020 call for proposals

April 01, 2019
ESA

Take your science for a spin

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