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Food from Spirulina project concludes

May 01, 2015
ESA

Arthrospira platensis was literally on the tip of everyone’s tongue last week when approximately 600 students from Sweden, Belgium and Greece participated in a multi-site in-flight call with ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti.

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Cork firm Treemetrics secures €1m contract

April 22, 2015
ESA

Cork-based forestry software firm Treemetrics is to create 20 jobs after securing a €1m contract from the European Space Agency (ESA).
The company will more than double its headcount from the current 18 employees.
The ESA win is the latest contract for the Irish firm from the space agency, which has previously awarded high-profile work to the company.

http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/cork-firm-treemetrics-secures-1m-contract-31151597.html

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ESA Education presents ’Pixel your space’, a new resource for primary schools

April 16, 2015
ESA

A new classroom resource linking art, science and technology is now ready for teachers to download. 'Pixel your space' is a teacher's  guide with pupil activities for children aged 8 to 11 that explores the geometrical components of images in both science and art. 

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ESA Summer Teachers Workshop 2015: extended deadline for 26 April

April 03, 2015
ESA

This year ESA is organising another unique workshop dedicated to school teachers. The workshop will include an outstanding three-day programme, as well as a visit to one of  ESA’s establishments. The deadline for application is Sunday 26th April 2015.

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Team selected for Drop Your Thesis! 2015

April 03, 2015
ESA

The university student team for Drop Your Thesis! 2015 has been selected. These students will now work with experts from across Europe to develop their experiment. When ready it will be conducted at the world-class Centre of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity (ZARM) in Bremen, Germany.

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University student experiments take to the skies

March 27, 2015
ESA

It was up, up and away for seven teams of university students last week when the REXUS 17 and 18 sounding rockets took to the sky. The teams’ experiments soared to the top of the Mesosphere, returning data that will now be analysed.

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