Thursday, September 19, 2019

Space News

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

Meteorite strike

Site of the giant 1.2 billion-year-old meteorite

Oxford University studied the site of a 1.2 billion-year-old meteorite strike that left 1km wide crater. A team led by Dr Ken Amor from Oxford...
UK and Mexico develop ground breaking telescope

The origin of Mexico’s super-telescope

The Collaborative Heterodyne Astronomical Receiver for Mexico (CHARM), is the largest investment in scientific infrastructure that Mexico has ever made. As a telescopic instrument,...
uk earth observation

UK Earth observation projects to receive £2m funding

Funding totalling £2m (€2.23m) will be distributed between 10 UK Earth observation projects, the UK Space Agency has announced. The funding, to be delivered through...
moon landing memories

Moon Landing Memories campaign sparks nostalgia

A UK initiative encouraging the public to share their memories of the 1969 moon landing has received hundreds of testimonies. The Moon Landing Memories programme,...
uk small satellite demonstrator

UK small satellite demonstrator to launch by end of 2019

UK Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt has committed £30m (€33.38m) in funding for development of a small satellite demonstrator, set to be completed by the...
eit digital satellite

Willem Jonker: the EIT Digital satellite and digital innovation in Portugal

At the launch of EIT Digital Braga satellite in Portugal, we spoke to EIT Digital CEO Willem Jonker about how the new satellite will...
Introducing the new UNESCO World Heritage Site: a new nexus of radio astronomy

Introducing the new UNESCO World Heritage Site: a new nexus of radio astronomy

Located on the grounds of The University of Manchester’s historic Jodrell Bank Observatory, inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site – discover the world...
scottish nanosatellites spire global

Scottish nanosatellites to accelerate data collection, processing

Two Scottish nanosatellites built in Glasgow have been launched, with the goal of speeding up data collection and processing in space. Data collected by satellites...
co-operative earth observation research

Co-operative Earth observation research policy report released

The European Commission’s EPIC Project has released new policy recommendations for co-operative Earth observation research projects between the EU and Singapore. The European-Pacific Partnership for...
Deep space exploration could be achieved with AI deep learning tool

Deep space exploration could be achieved with AI deep learning tool

Galaxy clusters are some of the most massive structures in the cosmos, but despite being millions of lightyears across, they’re still hard to spot...

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