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Winners of the European CanSat 2015 competition finals

June 29, 2015
ESA

Nobody said it was going to be easy and for one hundred students representing 16 teams from 14 different ESA member states, last week was the European CanSat competition finals – the culmination of a long and arduous journey into the world of space exploration. 

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High-altitude student experiments wanted

June 29, 2015
ESA

The Swedish National Space Board (SNSB) and the German Space Agency (DLR) in collaboration with ESA are again offering university students the chance to send their experiments into the stratosphere or mesosphere. The REXUS/BEXUS (Rocket/Balloon Experiments for University Students) programme is open for proposals. To qualify, students must be enrolled in universities from ESA member or cooperating states.

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Winners of the 2015 CanSat European Competition

June 29, 2015
ESA

The 2015 CanSat European Competition took place last weekend in Santa Cruz Air Field in Portugal. It was an intense and exciting launch campaign for the 16 secondary school student teams. 

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2015 CanSat Competition about to start

June 24, 2015
ESA

This year’s European Cansat Competition kicks off tomorrow, 25 June. The launch campaign will be hosted at the Santa Cruz Air Field in Portugal. 

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ESA Summer workshop for teachers 2015 – programme released!

June 24, 2015
ESA

In just two weeks time, more than a hundred teachers from across Europe will arrive at ESA’s European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) in the Netherlands to learn how to bring space into the classroom. Based on the success of previous workshops, as well as an increased interest in teachers wishing to participate, this year’s workshop format has changed dramatically. In contrast to previous years, the workshop will be attended by almost three times as many teachers, and this year ESA will welcome both primary and secondary school teachers.

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Fly Your Thesis!: ESA’s parabolic flight opportunities for students restart

June 23, 2015
ESA

The ESA Education Office's 'Fly Your Thesis!' programme is back, after having a short break of three years. The first new flight campaign is planned for late 2016. The deadline for applications is 21 September 2015.

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