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eSpace Webinar – Single band Nano-satellite Remote sensing: BGUSAT’s challenges and opportunities, by Shimrit Maman

Online (Zoom)

Nano satellites are a relatively new category in the field of satellite technologies and space science. In the past years, several Earth Observations (EO) missions using nano-satellites have been successfully launched and used, forecasts for the upcoming years display an increase of such missions. BGUSAT is an example of such …

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eSpace Webinar – Evolution of crew safety criteria for future Space transportation systems, by Aline Decadi – ESA

Online (Zoom)

Crew safety is of paramount importance for future human exploratory spaceflight. In order to ensure optimum safety standards, the design criteria for this new generation of spacecraft must be matured, such as the level of crew safety required. Through a hazard control process assessment, several risk mitigation strategies may be …

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#PLASUS21 Online Workshop – PLAnetary SUStainability 21: Challenges, Opportunities and Necessities

This workshop will connect space & global sustainability, key space actors and sustainability thinkers. See speakers’ bios and abstracts of their talks HERE. - REGISTER HERE - Schedule: 09:00-9:05 Opening: Natália Archinard (Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs) 09:05-9:30 Planetary Sustainability: Andreas Losch with André Galli (University of Bern) & …

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On-orbit servicing, Debris & Proximity operations Workshop

Watch on YouTube - Full programme HERE - The EPFL Space Center (eSpace) and Skoltech Space Center are co-organizing this On-orbit Servicing, Debris & Proximity Operations Workshop. It will gather international perspectives from industry, government, and academia interested in sustainable space logistics, to share their ideas and future visions of …

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#1 Sustainable Space Logistics digital symposium

Online

  Watch on YouTube A space revolution A revolution is afoot in space logistics. Starting with shoebox-sized nanosatellites, now a reusable rocketry renaissance and soon swarming satellite mega-constellations providing continuous internet on the planet. These developments could provide wonderful benefits, but also bring serious sustainability challenges, one of them being …

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eSpace Webinar – Space Safety is Foundation for Reliable Space Traffic Management, by Darren McKnight

Online (Zoom)

The current efforts to develop space traffic management (STM) governance, rules, and regulations are necessary but not sufficient to assure the safe, reliable, and sustained operations in low Earth orbit (LEO). What is also essential are (1) the strengthening of debris mitigation guidelines and compliance to them plus (2) implementation …

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Imaging the Planet for a Sustainable Future

Online (Zoom)

Prof. Gilberto CAMARA Secretariat Director for the Group on Earth Observations with the special participation of: Prof. Martin Vetterli, EPFL President Prof. Meredith Schuman, UZH Prof. Devis Tuia, EPFL Satellite images are the most comprehensive source of data about our environment; they provide information for measuring deforestation, crop production, food security, urban footprints, …

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eSpace Webinar – Radio frequencies in outer space : framework for an international cooperation, by Alexandre Vallet

Online (Zoom)

Almost all satellites are using radio frequencies. Since there is no national sovereignty in outer space, the management of radio spectrum essentially relies on an international treaty called the Radio Regulations, which is elaborated by the International Telecommunication Union, the UN specialized agency for ICTs. Since 1906, this treaty is …

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Swiss Space Days 2020

The Swiss Space Days offer a platform to exchange experiences and to support cooperation. This is a great opportunity to listen to prominent speakers such as ESA directors, representatives of Swiss companies and of the Large European System Integrators. The Swiss Space Days will be held online this year and …

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European Rocketry Challenge – EuRoC 2020

The first edition of the European Rocketry Challenge 2020 (EuRoC) will take place from October 21st to October 25th in Ponte de Sor, Portugal. This is the first European rocketry challenge alongside the Spaceport America Cup, whose 2020 edition has been postponed to next year. The EPFL Rocket Team will …

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