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e-KnoT Industry Vouchers - Open call for companies looking for advice in GNSS

The "e-KnoT Industry Vouchers" initiative is taking part within the project e-KnoT (E-GNSS Knowledge Triangle), funded by the European GNSS Agency (GSA) under the European Union's Horizon 2020...

NASA Unveils Latest Technology Roadmaps for Future Agency Needs

NASA has released the agency’s 2015 technology roadmaps laying out the promising new technologies that will help NASA achieve its aeronautics, science and human exploration missions for the...

Making the UK the place for space: UK Space Agency signs MOU with Ofcom and Government scraps Insurance Premium Tax for spacecraft operators

As part of the Government’s aim to provide wider access to space and remove barriers to further growth of the £11.3 billion sector, the UK Space Agency has signed an agreement with Ofcom that...

Satellites for Food - Upcoming Competition

Innovate UK is scoping a new funding competition about the use of satellite and space technology in the production and distribution of food and it welcomes inputs from the relevant communities...

NASA seeks launchers for smallest satellites

Florida Today reports on a NASA program based at Kennedy Space Center (KSC) that hopes to help usher in a new class of rockets designed specifically to launch very small satellites, or...

Innovate UK opens £3 million call for feasibility studies into technology projects across four key areas

I nnovate UK is to invest up to £3 million in feasibility studies to stimulate innovation across four enabling technology areas that underpin future UK growth: advanced materials ...

Space experts needed for Horizon 2020 evaluation

The Space Unit of the EC's Research Executive Agency (REA) is looking for experts to evaluate proposals in the space calls of Horizon 2020. Experts are needed for all areas but particularly in: ...

Register Now: UK Space Conference 2015 Space-enabled Futures 13-15 July 2015, Liverpool

Taking place from 14-15 July at the Arena and Convention Centre in Liverpool, this year’s event will focus on the impact satellite services and the space sector are having on the wider...

Space debris from satellite explosion increases collision risk for spacecraft

Debris from the US Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) F13 satellite , which recently exploded in orbit, could pose a threat to other spacecraft and missions according to new...

Welsh innovators set to showcase pioneering work

Welsh innovators set to showcase pioneering work   Businesses and organisations in Wales which develop ground-breaking products, services and processes are being urged to open...

Participate in the 10th AIRTEC 2015 International Congress

Call for abstracts - 31st May 2015 November 3–5, 2015,  Munich, Germany ( www.airtec.aero/congress) AIRTEC looks back at a decade of  successfully changing the business ...

Oxford Launches New Satellite Communications Course

Oxford Launches New Satellite Communications Course   Specialists from ESA, Airbus, Thales Alenia Space and SES Astra have come together to offer a new three-day Satellite...

European Space Agency to send ultracapacitors into orbit

Europe’s leading manufacturer of ultracapacitors, Estonia-based Skeleton Technologies has been selected by the European Space Agency (ESA) to provide ultracapacitor technology to power...

Missions Operation Training Course Ready for Launch!

This way for up! Space mission operations is a complex domain blending engineering, management, technology and human processes and making them work well together in the face of unhelpful...

Astro Pi Primary School Competition Winners Announced

Students from Croydon and Esher Primary Schools will soon be sending their own experiments into space after winning the Astro Pi “Big Idea” competition. Blasting to the top amongst...

Catapult Recruiting for New IGS Project Director

In 2010, the UK published a ‘UK Space Innovation and Growth Strategy’ (IGS), setting out a vision for a vibrant and rapidly growing space sector creating 100,000 new jobs, and delivering £40bn...

Horizon 2020 SME Instrument event success

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), Innovate UK and the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) hosted a successful event to promote the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument funding opportunity last week in...

Harwell ESA Business Incubation Centre - next selection deadline 18th May 2015

Set up by ESA in 2011 as part of its thriving Europe-wide BIC network and managed by the  Science and Technology Facilities Council , the ESA BIC Harwell draws on both organisation’s...

National UK Rocketry Challenge opens applications

Deadline to submit applications: Monday 4 May   Secondary school children from across the UK are invited to enter the UK Aerospace Youth Rocketry Challenge (UKAYRoC), with the...

AFRL Analysis Confirms Feasibility of the SABRE Engine Concept

Reaction Engines Ltd have announced that analysis undertaken by the  United States’ Air Force Research Laboratory  (‘AFRL’) has confirmed the feasibility of the Synergetic...
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