Thursday, May 23, 2019

Space News

SciTech Europa brings you the latest Space News from across the field of European Science & Technology Research, Development and Innovation.

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The quasars from supermassive black holes in the early Universe

The National Astronomical Observatory of Japan has announced the discovery of 83 quasars powered by supermassive black holes (SMBHs) in the early Universe. The new research...
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The lunar Gateway to robot and astronaut moon exploration

The International Space Station partners have endorsed plans to continue developing the lunar Gateway, a base for robot and astronaut exploration of the moon. The...
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An innovation partnership: ESA Earth Observation and Airbus

Josef Aschbacher, Director of Earth Observation Programmes (EOP) and head of ESA’s centre for Earth Observation (ESRIN), spoke to SciTech Europa about their agreement...

What do you know about detecting dark matter and dark energy?

A research team from the University of Kansas, USA, has earned a three-year, $750,000 (€66,300) grant to hunt new ways of understanding and detecting...
The new near-infrared interfermoter GRAVITY, at the ESO/VLTI Observatory is enabling physic breakthroughs, by testing General Relativity and weighing supermassive black holes.

The interfermoter that can weigh black holes

The new near-infrared interfermoter GRAVITY, at the ESO/VLTI Observatory is enabling physic breakthroughs, by testing General Relativity and weighing supermassive black holes. One hundred years after...
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Space safety at the European Space Operations Centre

Rolf Densing, ESA Director of Operations and Head of the European Space Operations Centre (ESOC), speaks to SciTech Europa about space safety and situational...

High-energy astrophysics missions: The X-ray spectroscopy era

SciTech Europa takes a look at future X-ray spectroscopy missions, deigned to provide us with a better understanding of the Universe. High-energy astrophysics studies X-ray...
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Space for innovation: Technology transfer in the space sector

The head of ESA’s Technology Transfer Programme Office, Frank Salzgeber, spoke to SciTech Europa about how the office supports new businesses. The European Space Agency’s...
Roberto Viola, who discussed some of the challenges in space policy with us.

Roberto Viola on overcoming European Space Policy challenges

At the 11th European Space Policy conference in Brussels, SciTech Europa met with the head of the European Commission’s DG CONNECT, Roberto Viola, to discuss...
Elżbieta Bieńkowska at the 11th Conference on European Space Policy

The European Defence Fund: Linking space and defence

Elżbieta Bieńkowska, European Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurships and SMEs, spoke in Brussels at the 11th Conference on European Space Policy about how...

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