Étienne Schneider nommé “Government Leader of the Year” par le magazine spécialisé SpaceNews

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En date du 19 décembre 2017, le Vice-Premier ministre, ministre de l’Économie, Étienne Schneider, s’est vu décerner lors d’une cérémonie à Washington le titre de “Government Leader of the Year” par le magazine américain SpaceNews dans le cadre des “SpaceNews Awards for Excellence & Innovation”. Répartis en 8 catégories, ces prix récompensent l’excellence et l’innovation… Read more »

Luxembourg Government and Spire Global signed cooperation agreement to open a European HQ in the Grand Duchy

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The Luxembourg Government and Spire Global signed a cooperation agreement to develop, through the opening of a European HQ by the US-based company, several key activities in the Grand Duchy focused on space platform engineering, data analytics, infrastructure engineering and business development. The office in Luxembourg will serve as Spire’s full-service European headquarters. Spire is… Read more »

Former Director of Partnerships at NASA Ames Joins the Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy

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The Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy today announced that Mr. Gary Martin, former Director of Partnerships at NASA Ames, recently joined its Space Affairs Department. As an independent advisor, Gary Martin assists the Directorate-General for Research, Intellectual Property and New Technologies, in charge of Space Affairs, to implement the strategy relating to the SpaceResources.lu initiative in close… Read more »

Breakthrough Prize announces student semifinalists in 3rd annual Breakthrough Junior Challenge

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The Breakthrough Prize today announced the top 29 student semifinalists in the third annual Breakthrough Junior Challenge, and kicked off the ‘Popular Vote’ portion of the global competition, posting all videos online for public review on the Breakthrough Facebook page.   The 29 semifinalists represent the top submissions following a review by an evaluation panel, in addition to… Read more »

Asteroid Day initiates first ever multi media global conversation about asteroids

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Asteroid Day, the UN sanctioned day of education to raise awareness about asteroids, is inviting the public to join in a global conversation to protect humanity from asteroid impacts and facilitate future exploration. This conversation begins the week of June 26 and runs through June 30, Asteroid Day worldwide.   Almost 1,000 events are being… Read more »

The SpaceResources.lu initiative raises strong interest among the New York business community

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On Monday, June 5, 2017, the conference “The Promise of Space Resources: a Luxembourg Public-Private Initiative” was held in New York. Around 180 people from the business community took part in this conference organized by the Luxembourg Trade & Investment Office in New York on behalf of the Ministry of the Economy and with the… Read more »

Étienne Schneider in New York to present the SpaceResources.lu initiative to the local business community

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The Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Economy, Étienne Schneider will travel to New York in order to speak at the conference “The Promise of Space Resources: a Luxembourg Public-Private Initiative” organized by the Luxembourg Trade & Investment Office in New York on behalf of the Ministry of the Economy on Monday, June 5, 2017…. Read more »

Breakthrough Initiatives and Jodrell Bank Observatory launch new collaboration in search for intelligent life beyond Earth

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Breakthrough Initiatives and The Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics at The University of Manchester announced a new partnership to search for evidence of intelligent life beyond Earth.   Breakthrough Listen, the most comprehensive scientific search for intelligent life ever launched, will share information with Jodrell Bank’s team, who wish to conduct an independent SETI search… Read more »