Raymond Hoofs – ESA’ space exploration and its positive impact is online

You can now view Raymond Hoofs’s lecture in our videos section or on our youtube channel – part 1; part 2. Raymond Hoofs was Science operations engineer on Rosetta spacecraft. He was part of the team that landed the spacecraft on the surface of the Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in September. He also worked on the Venus Express mission and is currently working

We visited National Gymnasium of Natural Sciences and Mathematics in Sofia

We visited National Gymnasium of Natural Sciences and Mathematics in Sofia, where we gave a lecture about ESA’s programmes and missions, and Aerospace Engineering. Many of the students were specializing in physics and so we emphasized on the scientiffic missions and their operations and goals, such as the Planck satellite, the Rosetta mission and Bepi Colombo. We also spoke about the

We visited High School of Mathematics “Dr Petar Beron” in Varna

We visited High School of Mathematics “Dr Petar Beron” in Varna, where we gave two lectures – one about spacecraft engineering and one about ESA’s current programmes and missions. Many students had a background in Astronomy, so there were many interesting questions regarding the future developement of lunar colonies and space telescopes. We were also quite pleased to find many students

Marco Lisi – Galileo and EGNOS programmes and the importance of GNSS services for the European society is online

You can now view Marco Lisi’s lecture in our videos section or on our youtube channel – part 1; part 2; part 3. Dr. ing. Marco Lisi is presently GNSS Services Engineering Manager at the European Space Agency, in the Directorate of GALILEO Programme and Navigation related activities. In October 2012, he was appointed Special Advisor of the European Commission

We visited Pleven language school

We visited the foreign languages school in Pleven where we gave two lectures – one about Space technology and science and one about the European Space Agency and its achievements and programmes. During the first part, we briefly went through the agency’s history, founding and goals and we reviewed some of its highlights from the past. We then discussed ESA’s

ISS and its science and exploration mission, Plovdiv

On the 11th of November, Antonio Fortunato – lead EUROCOM, and deputy lead of Crew Operations for the ESA Astronaut Office, gave a wonderful presentation about the International Space Station (ISS) and its importance for science and exploration, in Plovdiv. Antonio spoke about the operations in the ISS and what life is like on the station. He also explained what the different modules

ESA’ space exploration and its positive impact, Shumen

We visited Shumen on the 31st of October, where Raycho Raychev – founder of Space Challenges, gave a presentation about the European Agency’s space exploration effort in Shumen University. Raycho gave the public more information about ESA, its current missions and why their exploration effort is so important. We were glad to find interested people in Shumen and we hope

ESA’ space exploration and its positive impact, Plovdiv

On the 29th of October, Raymond Hoofs – science operation engineer for several ESA missions, gave a wonderful presentation about the European Agency’s space exploration effort in the Plovdiv planetarium. Raymond is part of the engineering crew which landed Rosetta on the comet 67P just one month ago and he also worked on the missions Venus Express and BepiColombo (to

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