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Published: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 10:46:00 +0200

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Spin Your Thesis! 2019 open for proposals

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 10:46:00 +0200

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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 tenth year, ESA Education Office is open to submissions for its Spin Your Thesis! programme. 




Drop Your Thesis! 2019 open for proposals

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:30:00 +0200

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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. 




Fly Your Thesis! 2019 open for proposals

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:31:00 +0200

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ESA Education is inviting university student teams to submit proposals related to designing, building and flying their experiment in a parabolic flight campaign, which is tentatively scheduled to take place in late 2019.  




Space Educational Activities showcased at the 2nd SSEA Symposium

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:47:00 +0200

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Last week the 2nd Symposium on Space Educational Activities took place at the Budapest University of Economics and Technology (BME) in Budapest, Hungary.




Participate in the ESA Academy’s Product Assurance Awareness Training Course

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:11:00 +0100

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Following the successful Product Assurance and Safety Training Course given in 2017, ESA’s Education Office is happy to announce this year’s new edition, now called ESA Academy’s Product Assurance Awareness Training Course (PAA), which will take place between 29 May - 1 June 2018 at ESA-ESEC in Redu, Belgium. 




European Youth Event 2018

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 10:24:00 +0200

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The European Youth Event (EYE) will take place at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France on 1 and 2 June 2018. It is a unique opportunity for young Europeans to make their voices heard.

During the event, young people will exchange ideas and perspectives on youth-related issues, develop innovative solutions to crucial questions for the future, and meet with European decision-makers and speakers with a wide range of professional experience.

The EYE 2018 will include a large variety of activities run under the slogan “The plan is to fan this spark into a flame.” (Hamilton, My Shot) . Coordinated through ESA’s Education Office, the EYE event will feature exciting talks from ESA speakers, including astronaut Paolo Nespoli, who will address how space is generating innovation and new opportunities for society.




University students complete ESA’s Human Space Physiology Training Course 2018

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 14:04:00 +0200

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What is it really like to live in space? What happens to the body in microgravity? How do astronauts adapt to the extreme conditions of space travel? These questions, and more, were investigated by students participating in the Human Space Physiology Training Course 2018. Covering four days from 20 – 23 March 2018, this innovative course was a collaboration between ESA’s Education Office and the Space Medicine Team.




Call for applications: ESA/ELGRA Gravity Related Research Summer School 2018

Tue, 27 Mar 2018 15:55:00 +0200

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Following the success of the first two editions of the ESA/ELGRA Gravity Related Research Summer School, ESA Education Office and the European Low Gravity Research Association (ELGRA) have decided to repeat this fruitful collaboration and organise a third edition. Applications are now open!




Selected team for Drop Your Thesis! 2018 announced

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 15:35:00 +0100

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ESA Education is pleased to announce the Land3U team has been selected to develop and perform their experiment in microgravity conditions for the Drop Your Thesis! 2018 programme.




Students wanted for ESA Academy’s “Standardisation Training Course”

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 15:22:00 +0100

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When working on a cutting-edge space mission there is enough to invent and develop without ‘reinventing the wheel’. This is why ESA is part of the European Cooperation for Space Standardization (ECSS).  




Ladybird Guide to Spacecraft Communications Training Course 2018 completed!

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 09:44:00 +0100

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22 university students from 13 different ESA Member and Associate States participated in the second edition of ESA Academy’s Ladybird Guide to Spacecraft Communications Training Course, which ran from 6 to 9 March 2018. Hosted at ESA Academy’s Training and Learning Centre, ESA-ESEC in Belgium, the course was delivered by an ESA expert from the Advanced Operations Concepts Office in ESA-ESOC




Students inspired by CubeSats Hands-On Training Week 2018

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 09:45:00 +0100

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The first ESA Academy’s CubeSats Hands-On Training Week, which was held from 26 February to 2 March 2018 at ESA Academy’s Training and Learning Centre in ESEC, Belgium, has just been completed. 




Three teams selected for Spin Your Thesis! Human Edition Programme 2018

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 15:44:00 +0100

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Three teams have been selected to take part in the first iteration of the Spin Your Thesis! Human Edition programme. The new programme, primarily focused on human physiology research, is due to take place in DLR’s envihab Short Arm Human Centrifuge facility in Cologne in Germany, late June.




Students use Concurrent Engineering to design a Moon mission with impact!

Thu, 01 Mar 2018 14:22:00 +0100

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As Earth’s natural satellite, the Moon is a well-studied celestial object. However, many secrets remain, and unmanned probes are an excellent way of continuing our investigations. This was the theme of ESA Academy’s latest Concurrent Engineering Workshop, held from 20 – 23 February 2018.




Astro Pi’s Mission Zero has been completed!

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 13:36:00 +0100

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ESA’s Education Office, in collaboration with the Raspberry Pi Foundation, is pleased to announce that Mission Zero of the 2017/2018 European Astro Pi Challenge has been completed!




Applications now open for the Space Debris Training Course

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:06:00 +0100

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Space debris is a hazard to our satellites and spacecraft as well as a contributor to near-Earth space pollution. To help raise awareness of this issue, ESA’s Education Office is organising the first ESA Academy Space Debris Training Course. 




European Astro Pi Challenge: Mission Space Lab codes selected for the ISS!

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 14:58:00 +0100

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ESA Education, in collaboration with the Raspberry Pi Foundation, is delighted to announce that 116 student codes will be sent to the International Space Station for Mission Space Lab of the Astro Pi Challenge!




Student opportunities for IAC 2018

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 19:00:00 +0100

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ESA's Education Office offers European students the opportunity to attend the International Astronautical Congress (IAC). This year’s IAC will be held from 1-5 October 2018 in Bremen, Germany.




Gravity Related Experiments Training Workshop 2018 in ESEC concludes

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 13:58:00 +0100

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From the 30th January to the 2nd of February 2018, 16 University students completed a week of learning how to manage a project and build experiments for the Spin Your Thesis! Drop Your Thesis! and Fly Your Thesis! programmes at ESEC, in Redu, Belgium.




Students prepare preliminary design of a CubeSat in four days using Concurrent Engineering!

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 09:49:00 +0100

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In just four days, a group of university students managed to prepare the preliminary design of a small satellite. The secret to their success was using the Concurrent Engineering method to speedily but effectively perform design iterations on the different subsystems and systems.




Apply to ESA’s teacher workshops!

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 10:01:00 +0100

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ESA is organising its 9th Summer Teacher Workshop from 10 to 13 July 2018, as well as its 4th Autumn Teacher Workshop from 4 to 7 October 2018. Both workshops will take place in the Netherlands and are dedicated to European primary and secondary school teachers. 

The deadline to apply for both workshops is Wednesday 21 March 09:00 CET.




European CanSat Competition to be hosted in the Azores islands

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 10:17:00 +0100

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ESA is thrilled to announce the location and organiser of the 2018 European CanSat launch campaign: the competition will be hosted by the Regional Fund for Science and Technology (FRCT) on the island of Santa Maria, Azores (Portugal), in collaboration with local partners. 




Applications now open for Alpbach Summer School 2018

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 09:48:00 +0100

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The next Alpbach Summer School will be held from 17 to 26 July 2018, and will focus on “Sample return from small Solar System bodies“. University students and young graduates have until 31 March 2018 to apply. 




Applications for ESA robotics and automation teacher workshops now open for secondary school teachers

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:13:00 +0100

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Secondary school teachers from ESA Member and Associate States are invited to apply to robotics and automation workshops to be given at ESA’s ESEC centre located in Belgium. 




Applications for ESA robotics and automation teacher workshops now open for primary school teachers

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:37:00 +0100

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Primary school teachers from ESA Member and Associate States are invited to apply to robotics and automation workshops to be given at ESA’s ESEC centre located in Belgium. 




Students’ CubeSat undergoes intense radiation tests

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:12:00 +0100

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Sending a real satellite into space can be a dream come true for many students. ESA’s Fly Your Satellite! programme offers the next generation of space scientists and engineers the chance to be supported by ESA specialists in this endeavour. 




Calling the next generation of spacecraft communications engineers

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 11:02:00 +0100

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ESA’s Education Office is looking for 22 engineering university students who would like to be introduced to the fascinating world of spacecraft communications. The Ladybird Guide to Spacecraft Communications will run again between 6 and 9 March 2018 at the ESA Academy’s Training and Learning Centre in ESEC, the European space Security and Education Centre, in Redu, Belgium.

It’s easy to take spacecraft communications for granted. Yet the art and science of sending commands to a satellite and receiving data back is of paramount importance. Without highly skilled communications engineers there would be no space missions.




Two teams selected for Spin Your Thesis! 2018

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 16:04:00 +0100

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ESA Education is pleased to announce that two teams, Team Avalanche from University of Amsterdam and Bristol Bone Biologists from Bristol University, have been selected to develop and perform their experiment in hypergravity conditions for the Spin Your Thesis! 2018 programme.




Teacher workshops open

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:27:00 +0100

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Primary and secondary school teachers from ESA Member and Associate States are invited to apply to robotics and automation workshops to be given at ESA’s ESEC centre located in Belgium.



In Flight Call with Paolo

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 11:40:00 +0100

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Teachers and students call Paolo Nespoli on the ISS - watch the replay



ESERO Denmark

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 16:09:00 +0100

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New ESERO Office launches in Denmark!



CESAR

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 11:34:00 +0200

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Help your students become young astronomers!



Education at ESA

Mon, 10 Dec 2012 10:46:00 +0100

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A mission to inspire and engage youngsters