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ESA’s “Fly a Rocket!” programme teaches students the virtue of perseverance

April 10, 2017
ESA

The dream of launching a rocket  almost came true for 20 students at the Andøya rocket range in Northern Norway  on the 30th of March 2017 . The students were part of ESA’s first “Fly a Rocket!” programme. They were forced to postpone the launch due to high winds at around 5km but will try again later in the year.

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High School Students present their ideas on capturing defunct satellites

April 07, 2017
ESA

On March 15, two groups of high school students presented their ideas on space debris capture at ESTEC’s Concurrent Design Facility (CDF) in Noordwijk, The Netherlands. Engineers from ESA’s Clean Space initiative and other areas of expertise were at hand to discuss the contemplated solutions with the students.

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Spin Your Thesis! 2018 open for proposals

April 07, 2017
ESA

Sometimes it’s good to get into a spin. Particularly if you are a student wanting to run a hyper-gravity experiment. For the ninth year, ESA’s Education Office is open to submissions for its Spin Your Thesis! programme.

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Drop Your Thesis! 2018 open for proposals

April 06, 2017
ESA

Imagine dropping your experiment and watching helplessly as it falls 120 metres to the floor below. Accident? Disaster? Not at all. This is ESA’s Drop Your Thesis! programme and it is all in the name of science.

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Call for proposals Fly Your Thesis! 2018

April 05, 2017
ESA

ESA Education is inviting university student teams to submit proposals related to designing, building and flying their experiment in a parabolic flight campaign, which is tentatively scheduled to take place in late 2018. 

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Students successfully complete Concurrent Engineering Workshop

March 31, 2017
ESA

From 14 to 17 March 2017, 22 students from 11 different nationalities, including ESA Associate Member Canada, took part in a Concurrent Engineering Workshop. 

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