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EPFL rocket team group photo

Oct 27 2021

EPFL Rocket Team crowned European champion of rocket launching

27.10.21 - The EPFL Rocket Team was crowned champion at this year's European Rocketry Challenge (EuRoC) in Ponte de Sor, Portugal. Now in its second year, this competition held by ...

Oct 13 2021

Expo 2020 Dubai โ€“ EPFL hosts the space weeks at the Swiss Pavilion

13.10.21 - On October 17th - 30th 2021, the exhibition โ€œSwitzerland, a space nationโ€ will showcase our countryโ€™s over half-century of active international participation in the space field, EPFL expertise ...

Oct 11 2021

LEAPS: Lunar Expedition to Ascertain the Philolaus Skylights

Figure 1. LEAPS lander in deployed configuration [8] LEAPS is a case study of a potential mission toward the Philolaus Crater and its prospective lava tubes. Outcomes of such a ...

Sep 13 2021

Official launch of Tranquility Base and VIRUP prototype in Tokyo

13.09.21 - As part of the EPFL Virtual Space Tour Tokyo, the virtual escape game and virtual map of the Universe will be presented in a two-days public event in ...
erth rise seen from te moon

Sep 3 2021

Reenacting the overview effect with the Moon Village Association Payload Project

The Moon is again a target in the ambitions of many space actors. Some look at it with a sense of national prowess, some as an everlasting individual aspiration, some ...
moon over matterhorn

Aug 16 2021

EPFL Virtual Space Tour โ€“ 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 ...
colourful images of the moon

Jul 10 2021

The Moon in a nutshell

Article based on original text published in the authorโ€™s doctoral dissertation on July 10, 2020.  The number of literary works published to this day about the Moon and its environment ...
rocket launch

Jun 28 2021

โ€œA universal definition of space sustainability is hard to findโ€

25.06.21 - Under a new rating system, it will soon be possible to assess the social, economic and environmental impact of space missions. The consortium behind the initiative, which includes ...