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Alpbach Summer School students improve design for space mission to investigate our dusty Universe

December 08, 2017
ESA

Earlier this year 60 European university students and young professionals attended the Alpbach Summer School 2017, which is jointly organised by FFG and ESA, on the topic “Dust in the Universe”. It offers them an intensive advanced training and working experience on different topics of space science each year. 

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Thank you Paolo for a great Inflight Call!

December 07, 2017
ESA

On Monday 4 December, teachers from Czech Republic, Austria, Finland and Italy had the opportunity to talk live with ESA Astronaut Paolo Nespoli, who is currently living and working on the International Space Station (ISS) for the VITA mission. 

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Watch live an Education Inflight Call with ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli on 4 December 2017

November 27, 2017
ESA

On Monday 4 December, teachers and students from the Czech Republic, Austria, Finland, and Italy will be connected live by video connection with ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli, currently living and working on the International Space Station (ISS). Follow the event in livestream!

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Calling the next generation of spacecraft communications engineers

November 24, 2017
ESA

ESA’s Education Office is looking for 22 engineering university students who would like to be introduced to the fascinating world of spacecraft communications. The Ladybird Guide to Spacecraft Communications will run again between 6 and 9 March 2018 at the ESA Academy’s Training and Learning Centre in ESEC, the European space Security and Education Centre, in Redu, Belgium.

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New ESERO Office launches in Denmark!

November 23, 2017
ESA

A new ESERO office was inaugurated yesterday at ASTRA’s Science Talenter in Sorø, Denmark, at the presence of ESA Astronaut Andreas Mogensen. With Denmark, the ESERO network now counts 12 offices covering 14 countries, all using the space context to support teaching and learning of science and technology in primary and secondary schools. 

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Drop Your Thesis! 2017 campaign concludes

November 21, 2017
ESA

This year, right of access to the world-class ZARM drop tower facility in Bremen was granted to two university student teams from TU Delft and from the University of Seville, as part of the two weeks long Drop Your Thesis! 2017 campaign. Each team spent the first week at ZARM integrating their experiments in a special capsule and the following week launching or dropping their capsules in the 146m high tower.

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