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Things get critical for CubeSat teams

December 15, 2017
ESA

Four of the six student teams from the Fly Your Satellite! programme have travelled to ESTEC to find out what it takes to get their CubeSat through the Critical Design Review (CDR). It is indeed a critical moment in their project. The review process evaluates the overall quality of the CubeSat design to confirm that it is suitable to meet the technical and programmatic requirements.

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Fly Your Thesis! 2017 comes to an end – it is never too late to feel like an astronaut!

December 15, 2017
ESA

After two intense weeks, the Fly Your Thesis! 2017 campaign has come to an end. Six student teams coming from all over Europe performed - after more than a year of development – their experiments in microgravity conditions.

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European Astro Pi Challenge – Mission Zero is ready for the ISS!

December 12, 2017
ESA

ESA Education and partners are delighted to announce the launch of the final stage of Mission Zero, during which over 1700 school student teams from 22 ESA Member and Associate States will have their code run on the International Space Station (ISS). Participating teams will shortly be contacted to explain whether or not their code will run on the ISS.

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Applications open for ESA robotics and automation teacher training workshops

December 12, 2017
ESA

Secondary school teachers from ESA Member States* are invited to apply to ESA’s teacher training workshops to be held in January and February at ESA’s ESEC centre located in Belgium. 

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Participate in ESA’s Human Space Physiology training course

December 11, 2017
ESA

What is it really like to live in space? What happens to the body in microgravity? Now, thanks to a training course being offered by ESA’s Education and Space Medicine Offices, medical and biology university students can find out.

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Nine new student teams selected to fly experiments on REXUS/BEXUS

December 08, 2017
ESA

Nine teams have taken one step closer to their dream of flying experiments to the edge of space by being selected to participate in the 11th cycle of the Rocket/Balloon Experiments for University Students (REXUS/BEXUS) programme!

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