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Eight new student teams selected to fly experiments on REXUS/BEXUS!

December 07, 2018
ESA

Eight teams have taken one step closer to their dream of flying experiments to the edge of space by being selected to participate in the 12th cycle of the Rocket/Balloon Experiments for University Students (REXUS/BEXUS) programme!

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New opportunities to participate in ESA Academy’s Concurrent Engineering Workshops

December 06, 2018
ESA

ESA’s Education Office is looking for 60 talented and motivated university students with an engineering or physics background from ESA Member or Associate States to take part in one of two upcoming Concurrent Engineering Workshops set to take place between 12 to 15 March and 31 April to 3 May 2019.

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ESEO student satellite successfully launched to space

December 03, 2018
ESA

Today, ESEO, the European Student Earth Orbiter by ESA, was successfully launched into space, and teams from ten European universities are eagerly waiting for their exciting space mission to start.

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Team Bubbles selected for Drop Your Thesis! 2019

December 03, 2018
ESA

Last week, ESA Academy selected a team for the 2019 Drop Your Thesis! programme. Team Bubbles, comprising four students from the International Space University in France, applied for the programme two months earlier, with an experiment that aims to learn more about the fundamental physics of sonoluminescence: i.e. the emission of short bursts of light from imploding bubbles in a liquid when excited by sound. Even though a great deal of experimental and theoretical work has already been done in this field, the source and mechanisms underlying the light flash remain elusive to date. 

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ESEO is alive and kicking!

December 03, 2018
ESA

The ESEO Mission Control Centre managed by students of the University of Bologna, Italy has just confirmed the acquisition of the first signal from ESEO. The satellite which was inactive during launch, activated itself just after separation from the launch carrier and started transmitting at 22:21 CET. A first assessment of the ESEO telemetry seems to show nominal parameters, but the details will become available in the next hours. 

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Follow the ESEO launch on our social media

December 03, 2018
ESA

ESEO is scheduled for launch, today, 3 December 2018, at 19:32 CET. Follow the updates on Twitter via @ESA Education and on Facebook via ESA Education and Paxi-ESA kids.

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