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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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International workshop to address problem of space debris

12.04.22 – A workshop at EPFL will bring together an international and interdisciplinary group of experts to find solutions to the pressing issue of space debris and safety. Taking place on May 4-5, the Low Earth Orbit Kinetic Space Safety Workshop is open to participants both in person in Lausanne […]

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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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EPFL Virtual Space Tour – Tokyo

16.08.21 – EPFL Space Center (eSpace), Laboratory of Astrophysics and Space@yourService are presenting two amazing experiences in Tokyo, starting on August 11th at the Science Museum. VIRUP is a virtual reality platform where you can fully immerse yourself in the most advanced and detailed virtual map of the Universe. Tranquility […]

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