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Concurrent Engineering Challenge – Call for student applications

June 12, 2017
ESA

ESA’s Education Office is looking for 22 talented and motivated university students from an ESA Member or Associate State with an engineering or physics background to take part in the Concurrent Engineering Challenge at the ESA Academy’s Training and Learning Centre in ESA Redu Centre, Belgium. 

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Students expand their horizons with new Space Law training course

June 08, 2017
ESA

Since the early days of spaceflight 50 years ago, space law has enabled countries and organisations around the world to explore space cooperatively and peacefully. This is a monumental achievement, but one that is often taken for granted. Space law is integral to ESA missions, and as such a group of 22 student scientists and engineers just completed a new training course: Introduction to Space Law.

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Students design a space system to help protect elephants

May 23, 2017
ESA

A group of university students completed the ESA Academy’s third Concurrent Engineering Workshop with a difficult challenge: to design a satellite that would track African elephants!

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Students explore Saturn and its moons in the Cassini competition

May 18, 2017
ESA

Since its arrival at Saturn in 2004, the international Cassini-Huygens mission has made numerous discoveries about the beautiful planet, its fascinating rings, and mysterious moons. The stunning images of the Saturnian system taken by the Cassini spacecraft provide the inspiration behind the ‘Cassini scientist for a day’ competition that is designed to give school students a taste of life as a space scientist. Over 1400 students from across Europe participated in the 2016–2017 competition and the winners have now been selected.

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Six new CubeSat missions selected for next cycle of Fly Your Satellite!

May 17, 2017
ESA

Six university teams have been selected for the second edition of the Fly Your Satellite! programme after an intensive week at the Selection Workshop, held at ESTEC from 1st to 5th May. The CubeSats evaluation and selection were carried out by a CubeSat Evaluation Panel, consisting of ESA experts from a range of disciplines. 

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ESA Challenge of the Copernicus Masters competition 2017

May 11, 2017
ESA

Universities are invited to participate in the ESA Challenge of the Copernicus Masters competition 2017, looking for innovative small satellite design and manufacturing solutions that could be complementary to the current Sentinel family missions. Learn more about the ESA Challenge . Hurry up! The deadline to submit proposals is 30 June 2017.

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