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space debris around earth

May 19 2021

EPFL works to address debris collision risk

19.05.21 - Space debris threatens human safety in space and puts at risk critical space-based infrastructure that supports services such as the internet, global navigation and climate monitoring. A new ...
chess satellite over matterhorn

Feb 5 2021

EPFL moves boldly into space with its CHESS satellites

05.02.21 - The EPFL Spacecraft Team has set itself the ambitious goal of launching two satellites by 2023. With this bold initiative, this student team hopes to gain further insight ...
render for amisru

Dec 8 2020

LMTM prepares for Mooncrafting

08.12.20 - Additive Manufacturing In-Situ Resources Utilization (AMISRU) is a research project led by the Thermomechanical Metallurgy Laboratory (LMTM) and supported by the EPFL Space Center (eSpace) and has been ...

Nov 18 2020

eSpace: a new website has launched!

18.11.20 - The EPFL Space Center (eSpace) has launched a fresh new version of its website. Entirely remodeled for all devices, it focuses on the main activities in education, research ...
clearspace 1 satellite 3d model in space

Oct 29 2020

Deep Learning Algorithms Helping to Clear Space Junk from our Skies

29.10.20 - EPFL researchers are at the forefront of developing some of the cutting-edge technology for the European Space Agency’s first mission to remove space debris from orbit. How do ...
3d model of clearspace 1 satellite in space

Jul 10 2020

ClearSpace-1 mission kicks off

10.07.20 - Work has just begun on building the first satellite that can capture and deorbit space debris. Making the space activities more sustainable is a huge responsibility – one ...
euclid telescope 3d model

Jul 9 2020

The Euclid space telescope is coming together

09.07.20 - ESA’s Euclid mission has reached another milestone on its journey towards launch. Its two instruments are now built and fully tested. These have been delivered to Airbus Defence ...
growbot hub 3d montage

Jun 17 2020

Shoot(s) for the Moon!

17.06.20 - Using robotics to grow and harvest plants without human intervention? That’s the aim of GrowBotHub, an EPFL project under the auspices of the IGLUNA 2020 initiative, in which ...