On 10 September 2016 about 2000 citizens from 22 European countries, as in Estonia, will participate in the first Citizens’ Debate on Space for Europe. In the course of the day, citizens will have the opportunity to learn, debate, have their say and participate by suggesting priorities on all aspects of current and future space programmes. This consultation on an unprecedented scale will take place simultaneously in all 22 Member States of the European Space Agency (ESA).
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Euronews found Tallinn University of Technology student satellite programme one of a kind in the world and covered it it under Space Program news section.
TUT-Mektory Nanosatellite Programme is an educational programme to be carried out together with local industrial and scientific partners, which is oriented to provide practical experience of space technology development. There currently ca 40 students from 10 different nations and 15 academic supervisors involved with the programme.
From left: Tashi Dolma Gyeltshen (Masters student of Mechatronics); Lauri Kollo (laboratory manager), Casimir Reuterskiold (camera operator) and news producer Claudio Rosmino. Image: TTU
Estonian built Mars house S.H.E.E. continues its tour around the world. Current location of the Martian habitat in the Project Moowalk base camp in Spain, Rio Tinto is an experimental landscape for simulating human and robotic cooperation and interaction for the future missions to the Moon and Mars.
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Image credit: Project S.H.E.E
Vertex Estonia AS manufactures ground stations antennas and radio telescopes. Currently General Dynamics Mission Systems SATCOM Technologies (www.gd.com) owns majority of Vertex Estonia shares.Read more: