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Clean Space Training Course 2020 sees students explore the environmental impact of spacecraft

February 24, 2020
ESA

The pilot edition of ESA Academy’s Clean Space Training Course has been successfully completed! Hosted at ESA Academy’s Training and Learning Facility, ESA-ESEC, Belgium, from 11 – 14 February 2020, this new course was a collaboration between ESA’s Education and Clean Space Offices. The goal was to offer future engineers’ valuable insight into approaches for considering the environmental impact of the entire life cycle of a space mission; and how to design satellites in a more environmentally friendly manner. In attendance were university students from 10 different ESA Member States, who enjoyed lectures delivered by ESA specialists, and an expert from the European Commission. 

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Meet the Moon experts

February 18, 2020
ESA

ESA experts working on lunar exploration provide facts and insights in a new series of videos for participants of the Moon Camp Challenge. 

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Student CubeSats undergo testing at ESA Academy's CubeSat Support Facility

February 18, 2020
ESA

ESA’s Fly Your Satellite! programme is giving the next generation of scientists and engineers the chance to develop CubeSats and operate them in space. Two of the teams taking part in the second cycle of Fly Your Satellite!, EIRSAT-1 (University College Dublin) and LEDSAT (Sapienza University of Rome), have recently concluded testing activities for some of their nano-satellite subsystems, putting them one step closer to launch.

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Another opportunity to participate in ESA Academy’s concurrent engineering workshop

February 13, 2020
ESA

ESA’s Education Office is looking for 30 talented and motivated university students with an engineering or physics background from ESA Member States, Canada and Slovenia to take part in the upcoming Concurrent Engineering Workshop set to take place between 26 to 29 May 2020. 

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Applications open for new e-Technology Lab primary teacher workshops

February 11, 2020
ESA

Primary school teachers from ESA Members States, Canada and Slovenia are invited to apply to technology and robotics training workshops to be delivered by the ESA Education Office at the e-technology lab in the ESA Education Training Centre, located in Belgium, in April, May and June 2020.

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ESERO Ireland’s Solar Orbiter Competition!

January 24, 2020
ESERO Ireland

On February 7th 2020, ESA’s Solar Orbiter will be launching to the sun with the help of several Irish connections. To celebrate this exciting mission, ESERO Ireland are offering two schools the opportunity to speak to Dr Niamh Shaw, live from the European Space Operations Centre at Darmstadt.

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