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 »

Luxembourg’s SpaceResources.lu Initiative Features dedicated Prize in the ESA-initiated “Space Exploration Masters” Competition

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At the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget on June 21, 2017, the European Space Agency (ESA) announced Europe’s first innovation competition on space exploration, the “Space Exploration Masters”. The Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy and its SpaceResources.lu initiative feature a special prize in this competition, focused on ideas targeting the utilization of space resources…. 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 »

ResearchGate and Breakthrough Prize Announce Partnership

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The Breakthrough Prize and ResearchGate, the professional network for scientists, announced a partnership today to expand opportunities to promote and honor excellence among the scientific community.   As part of the partnership with Breakthrough Prize Foundation, which annually awards upwards of $25 million in prizes to salute outstanding achievements in science and mathematics. ResearchGate will… Read more »

Successful launch for SES-15, SES’s First GEO Satellite on Soyuz

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Successful launch for SES-15, SES’s First GEO Satellite on Soyuz

SES (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) announced today that the SES-15 satellite was successfully launched onboard a Soyuz rocket from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana at 08:54 local time. This is SES’s first satellite to launch on a Soyuz rocket for a geostationary transfer orbit mission.   SES-15 carries a… Read more »

Luxembourg at the center of the global space map

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Luxembourg at the center of the global space map

On May 9th and 10th, more than 5,000 of professionals gathered at the European Convention Center Luxembourg to discuss the latest digital, tech and space trends, and notably Space communications, the increasing use of Data, but also planetary defense and space mining, with experts from all over the world sharing their knowledge and vision.  … Read more »

Chris Lewicki & the opportunities offered by Asteroids

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  Through his speech entitled “Asteroids: The Compelling Opportunity”, Chris Lewicki, President & CEO of Planetary Resources, will share his vision on May 9th and 10th during the 2nd edition of Space Forum. Do not miss his presentation and register now: www.spaceforum.com.   How do you manage to control asteroids and to avoid strikes? We will… Read more »