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Summer School Alpbach 2019 sees student teams devise missions to study Earth from space

August 12, 2019
ESA

From 16 – 25 July 2019, 58 university students from 23 nations travelled to the beautiful Austrian Alps to take part in the 43rd edition of the Summer School Alpbach. Organised by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) and ESA , this year’s theme was“Geophysics from Space Using Micro- or Nano-Satellite Constellations”. It would see the attendees working intensively to define and design a space mission under the supervision of noted scientific and engineering experts!

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2019-20 ESA Education School Projects

July 29, 2019
ESA

The ESA Education Office is pleased to announce the launch of five school projects aimed at primary and secondary school students that will run in the 2019-20 school year. These educational initiatives aim to help young people increase their literacy and competence in STEM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) while stimulating students’ creativity and critical thinking. 

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Fly Your Satellite! 3: call for proposals

July 22, 2019
ESA

ESA invites university student teams from ESA Member States, Canada and Slovenia that are developing a one, two or three-unit CubeSat with mainly educational objectives to propose their satellite for the new edition of the “Fly Your Satellite!” (FYS) programme. 

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From stardust to the Moon – sparking creativity in Education

July 18, 2019
ESA

In a year of major anniversaries in the space and science communities, 50 teachers from different ESA Member and Associate States were inspired at the ESA Summer Teacher Workshop. 2019 marks not only the 50th anniversary of the first human landing on the Moon but also the 150th anniversary of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements. 

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Engineering and sciences students dive into Space Law thanks to ESA Academy Programme

July 18, 2019
ESA

ESA’s Education Office recently teamed up with ESA’s Legal Services Department to run the second edition of the Introduction to Space Law Training Course. From 17 to 21 June 2019, 30 university students from 13 different ESA Member States and Canada attended the training course, hosted at the ESA Academy’s Training and Learning Facility, ESEC-Galaxia, Belgium.

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The Winners of the 2019 European CanSat Competition are...

July 08, 2019
ESA

Between 24th and 28th of June, student teams from 18 different ESA Member States and Canada competed in the 9th edition of the European CanSat Competition. Two guests teams from Malta and Japan also took part, making a record-breaking total of 20 teams! 

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