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 First English Language School in Sofia

We visited First English Language School in Sofia, where we gave a lecture about Space technology and science! We were invited there by the founder of Young WingsClub – an aerospace engineering club, and we were glad to find many of its members were very interested in space and engineering! After introducing the basics of how satellites are built, what systems

We visited 51st SU “Elisaveta Bagriana” in Sofia

We visited 51st SU “Elisaveta Bagriana” in Sofia, where we gave a lecture about space technology and science. We were greeted by students of all ages and even teachers, who wanted to know more about space and how real satellites are built and launched.  Apart from just talking about the launch of satellites into space, we watched an Ariane V launch

Antonio Fortunato – ISS and its science and exploration mission is online

You can now view Antonio Fortunato’s lecture in our videos section or on our youtube channel – part 1; part 2. Antonio Fortunato is the lead EUROCOM, and deputy lead of Crew Operations for the ESA Astronaut Office. EUROCOM is an International Space Station Flight Control Room position, responsible for direct communication with the International Space Station crew. Antonio has

Jose Achache – Space entrepreneurship in Europe. Technology transfer and innovation is online

You can now view Jose Achache’s lecture in our videos section or on our youtube channel – part 1; part 2; part 3; part 4. Dr. Jose Achache is Managing Director at AP-Swiss, the ESA Ambassador Platform for Satcoms and Integrated Applications with the Swiss industry, which fosters the development and validation of viable operational services relying on a combination

Introduction to space technology and science, Varna

Hundreds of people gathered in Varna today (18th of November) to learn more about the principles and technologies which are required for space systems to function properly. Raycho Raychev – founder of the Space Challenges Program, explained how satellites are launched, what basic subsystems they are composed of, what each of them does and what is the infrastructure required on Earth,

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

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