Ariane 5 rocket launches satellite for Bank Rakyat Indonesia

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On June 20th, BRIsat was launched by Arianespace from the Guiana Space Center, Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou in French Guiana. The satellite of Indonesia’s second-largest bank by assets, Bank Rakyat Indonesia, foreshadows a new era for the digital banking industry. BRIsat is the first satellite that is owned and operated directly by a bank, as banks… Read more »

L’Agence spatiale européenne offre des stages à 14 étudiants luxembourgeois

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Afin de développer les compétences dans le secteur spatial, un accord spécifique a été conclu entre le ministère de l’Économie et l’Agence spatiale européenne (ESA) en vue de permettre aux jeunes diplômés luxembourgeois d’obtenir une première expérience professionnelle dans différents secteurs spécifiques relevant du domaine de l’aérospatial.     À travers le programme “Luxembourgish Young… Read more »

Luxembourg plans a new space law by 2017

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The Luxembourg Government forges ahead with the SpaceResources.lu initiative by presenting an overall strategy to be implemented progressively for the exploration and commercial utilization of resources from Near Earth Objects (NEOs), such as asteroids. Amongst the key actions undertaken is the establishment of an appropriate legal and regulatory framework for space resource utilization activities to… Read more »

SpaceResources.lu – Georges Schmit joins the Luxembourg Government’s Advisory Board

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The Luxembourg Government today announced that Georges Schmit, Consul General and Executive Director at the Luxembourg Trade & Investment Office in San Francisco, joins the Government’s Advisory Board of the recently announced spaceresources.lu initiative. The initiative defines a framework for the exploration and commercial utilization of resources from Near Earth Objects (NEOs) such as asteroids. Prior to… Read more »