Articles by: eSpace

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First Kinetic Space Safety Workshop hosted at EPFL in May

30.06.22 – The first Low Earth Orbit Kinetic Space Safety Workshop, organised by ClearSpace, AXA XL Insurance, LeoLabs, along with eSpace – EPFL Space Center and the EPFL International Risk Governance Center (IRGC), was held last month at the SwissTech Conference Center. The issue of space safety due to the […]

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Space Sustainability Rating is now live

23.06.22 – The Space Sustainability Rating, an innovative and practical tool to support space actors in designing their missions and managing their operations more sustainably and responsibly, officially launched 23 June 2022. The Space Sustainability Rating (SSR) celebrated its official launch today at the 4th Space Sustainability Summit, hosted by […]

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Radio astronomy to foster Swiss research and industry

25.05.22 – By becoming a member of the SKA Observatory (SKAO), the largest and most ambitious radio astronomy collaboration in the world, Switzerland intends to foster Swiss research and industry while contributing to an international initiative that promises to revolutionize our understanding of the Universe. The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) […]

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Space Sustainability Rating to launch in June

21.04.22 – The Space Sustainability Rating will allow space operators to improve the sustainability of their missions by obtaining a rating informed by transparent, data-based assessments and actionable guidance to support their space debris mitigation efforts. The Space Sustainability Rating (SSR), an initiative hosted by the eSpace – EPFL Space […]

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New policy brief highlights urgency for acting on space debris

02.12.21 – Action on collision risk from space debris is needed now to ensure future operations in space, according to a new policy brief from the EPFL International Risk Governance Center (IRGC). The publication offers a range of technical and policy options that could help avoid potential disruptions to space-based […]

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Expo 2020 Dubai – EPFL hosts the space weeks at the Swiss Pavilion

13.10.21 – On October 17th – 30th 2021, the exhibition “Switzerland, a space nation” will showcase our country’s over half-century of active international participation in the space field, EPFL expertise in space education, research and innovation and raise awareness on space sustainability. Visitors would also be able to experience virtual […]

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