GovSat at ICT Spring

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GovSat at ICT Spring

GovSat at ICTSpring/Space Forum The Chief Commercial Officer of GovSat, Paul Wells, will deliver a keynote speech on May 15 at 9:50AM at the Space Forum during the stream dedicated to “New infrastructures and satellite data management: a data-driven economy”. He sat down to answer a few questions. What trend(s) do you see today regarding… Read more »

Finalists announced in Breakthrough Junior Challenge

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Group of 15 represent six countries and includes top scorer in online ‘popular vote’ contest The Breakthrough Prize today announced its finalists in the third annual Breakthrough Junior Challenge, a group of 15 impressive students that includes the recent top scorer of the online ‘Popular Vote’ portion of the global competition. The finalists are: Alexandra Erwin, 17, (United States); Beryl… Read more »

Luxembourg Hosts the First European Edition of the NewSpace Conference

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The Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy and the US Space Frontier Foundation partner to organize the inaugural European edition of the NewSpace Conference, “NewSpace Europe”, that takes place in Luxembourg City on November 16 and 17, 2017. This is the first time that one of the leading events in the emerging commercial space industry is… Read more »

Étienne Schneider plaide pour un accord multilatéral sur l’exploration et l’utilisation des ressources spatiales

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  Lors de la visite de travail au Japon du 19 au 21 avril 2017, le Vice-Premier ministre, ministre de l’Économie, Étienne Schneider, a rencontré le ministre japonais de l’Éducation, de la Culture, des Sports, des Sciences et de la Technologie, Toshiei Mizuochi, ainsi que le ministre japonais en charge de la Politique spatiale, Yosuke… Read more »

Deep Space Industries Appoints New Chief Executive Veteran Start-Up Strategist Bill Miller to Lead DSI as CEO

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Deep Space Industries is excited to announce that Bill Miller will be joining the company as chief executive officer to position DSI for rapid growth in the coming years. With an impeccable track record of growing technology companies, Bill brings game-changing approaches, solutions, and perspectives to DSI through his experience in defining, developing, and delivering… Read more »

Luxembourg’s bid to become the Silicon Valley of Space Mining

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In the 1980s, during the nascent days of the satellite communications industry, Luxembourg foresaw the fat cat it could become. The tiny European nation, known for steel manufacturing and tax breaks, provided financial support and passed regulations that allowed its homegrown satellite company, SES, to thrive. And because it provided that early support, one of… Read more »

Le Luxembourg réaffirme son engagement aux programmes de l’ESA

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Destinée à développer la coopération entre États européens dans les domaines de la recherche, des technologies ainsi que des applications spatiales, l’Agence spatiale européenne (ESA) a réuni le 1er et 2 décembre 2016 à Lucerne en Suisse les ministres en charge de l’espace dans chacun de ses 22 États membres. Organisé tous les 3 ans,… Read more »

Luxembourg-made technology makes its way to the stars

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As of 1 October 2016 and for a period of two years, LIST researchers will join forces with specialists from NASA’s Ames Research Center as part of a large-scale project supported by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR): the MS-SPACE project, ‘Development and benchmarking of a compact mass spectrometer for space applications’. At the heart of… Read more »

Luxembourg Drafts New Space Law: Private Companies Now Have Right Over Resources Harvested in Space

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The Luxembourg government has a new law that ensures that private operators working in space will have the right to the resources that they extract. This is part of an overall strategy within its SpaceResources.lu initiative to use and extract resources from Near-Earth Objects (NEO) such as asteroids. According to Luxembourg’s government website, the draft law… Read more »

Extraterrestrial Gold Rush: What’s Next for the Space Mining Industry?

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If humans eventually want to become a space-faring species, we’ll need to be able to collect basic resources, like water, straight from the space environment; it’s too expensive and risky to send everything up from Earth, most experts agree. As such, multiple companies are now trying to initiate a space mining industry, which could provide those… Read more »