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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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Call for applications: ESA/ELGRA Gravity Related Research Summer School 2017

March 23, 2017
ESA

Following the success of the first ESA/ELGRA Gravity Related Research Summer School last year, ESA Education Office and the European Low Gravity Research Association (ELGRA) have decided to repeat this fruitful collaboration and organise a second edition. Applications are now open!

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