NASA astronaut Douglas H. Wheelock visited on 26th of September TUT Mektory innovation center, met student satellite teams and gave inspiring lecture. After the public speach a panel discussion followed in the Mektory ground hall, which was lead by Estonian space scientist prof. Mart Noorma from Tartu University.
On 10 September 2016 about 2000 citizens from 22 European countries, as in Estonia, participated in the first Citizens’ Debate on Space for Europe.
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
Robotex, the biggest robotics competition in Europe, takes place in the beginning of December, in Tallinn University of Technology. International space-themed science conference will also be held there.Read more: