Published: Wed, 22 Jun 2016 09:12:00 +0200
Last Build Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2016 09:12:00 +0200Copyright: Copyright 2014 European Space Agency
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Sometimes it’s good to get into a spin. Particularly if you are a student wanting to run a hyper-gravity experiment. For the eighth year, ESA’s Education Office is open to submissions for its Spin Your Thesis! programme.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:12:00 +0200(image)
Code, play and command your space droid – students across Europe can bring a squadron of minisatellites to life on the International Space Station as the ultimate space robot game.
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ESA’s Education Office is organising a four day course at the ESA Academy that will take 22 university students into the fascinating world of spacecraft operations. The course will show how different ‘driving’ a spacecraft is from designing it.
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Fifty-eight students from eighteen of ESA’s 22 Member States attended the 2016 Alpbach Summer School held in the beautiful Austrian Tyrol from 12 to 21 July. This 40th anniversary edition was dedicated to ‘Satellite Observations of the Global Water Cycle’.
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Last week, 80 European teachers had the opportunity to attend a special workshop that highlighted the major areas of space science and technology. These teachers now have an important mission - to bring this information back into the classroom, where it will help them teach and inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers across Europe.
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The ESA Academy Training and Learning Programme is offering a new opportunity to European students who are interested in learning how ESA is assessing technical and financial feasibility of future space missions and new spacecraft missions. ESA’s Education Office is looking for 22 talented and motivated university students with an engineering or physics background to take part in a Concurrent Engineering Workshop that will take place from 20 to 23 September 2016.
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Choosing your future job can be pretty heavy stuff. So, ESA decided to lighten the load for 22 European university students with a summer school.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:50:00 +0200(image)
Nobody said it was going to be easy. But after four days of non-stop competition between brilliant student teams, the ENTA SAT2 team from Portugal emerged as the winners of the 2016 European CanSat competition. URSinvestigators team from Germany and ConfeyCan team from Ireland ranked second and third, respectively.
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Following the recent expansion of ESA’s European Space Education Resource Offices (ESEROs) to several other European countries, a new ESERO Office has also been officially inaugurated today in Austria.
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:47:00 +0200(image)
Imagine dropping your experiment and watching helplessly as it falls 120 metres to the floor below. Accident? Disaster? Not at all. This is ESA’s Drop Your Thesis! programme and it is all in the name of science.
Wed, 15 Jun 2016 16:05:00 +0200(image)
For the students taking part in the ESA Education Office’s Fly Your Satellite! programme, the launch of their CubeSats marked the beginning of their missions. Now that the miniature satellites are in orbit, the teams are learning what it really means to ‘Fly Your Satellite!’.
Mon, 13 Jun 2016 10:38:00 +0200(image)
ESA’s Education Office is helping to offer university students the chance to collaborate on a unique ‘space’ project that culminates in working in Sweden’s spectacular arctic landscape.
Fri, 27 May 2016 14:03:00 +0200(image)
The challenge for the worldwide radio amateur community to start listening out for three new orbiting CubeSats was set on 21 April. ESA’s Education Office published the transmission frequencies of the student-built satellites that were about to be launched as part of the Fly Your Satellite! Programme, and invited the radio amateur community to listen out for them.
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Yesterday 21 primary school and 5 secondary Belgian school projects were awarded the official ‘Sciences à l’école’ (Sciences at School) label – an ESA initiative in collaboration with the Ministry of Education of the French-speaking community of Belgium.
Wed, 04 May 2016 14:14:00 +0200(image)
ESA invites European schools to join together to observe the transit of Mercury taking place on Monday 9 May 2016. Schools are challenged to observe the transit and to recreate the measurements made by astronomers around 300 years ago in order to calculate the distance between the Earth and the Sun.
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Every year, the European Space Agency (ESA) organises a training workshop for teachers in association with the Galileo Teacher Training Program (GTTP). In 2016, the event joins forces with the European Project, Space Awareness, for a five day workshop in space and education. The event will be held in Leiden, the Netherlands, from 18 to 22 October 2016.
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University students who are studying science or engineering are invited to apply for places at the ESA/ELGRA Gravity-Related Research Summer School which will be held from Monday 27 June to Friday 1 July 2016.
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All three satellites of ESA’s Education Office Fly Your Satellite! programme have established their first contact with the ground.
Tue, 26 Apr 2016 02:26:00 +0200(image)
For three student teams, the dream of building and working on a real space mission is coming true. At 01:50 CEST (23:50 GMT) today, a trio of student-built CubeSats were released into space as part of ESA’s Education Office ‘Fly Your Satellite!’ programme.
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