Space Forum Guest Speaker: Mark Rigolle, CEO, LeoSat

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The Space Forum team is proud to announce that Mark Rigolle, CEO at LeoSat will be a guest speaker at the Space Forum 2016 which will take place on May 10-11, 2016, at the European Convention Center in Luxembourg.     Mark Rigolle joined LeoSat as CEO in September 2015. He has 22 years of experience in… Read more »

Space Forum Guest Speaker: Freddy Dezeure, Head of CERT-EU

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We are proud to announce that Freddy Dezeure, Head of CERT-EU will be a guest speaker at the Space Forum 2016 which will take place on May 10-11, 2016, at the European Convention Center in Luxembourg   Who is Freddy Dezeure? Freddy Dezeure graduated as a Master of Science in Engineering in 1982. He was CIO… Read more »

How to be selected for a one-of-a-kind mission?

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Last May, during ICT Spring, Bas Lansdorp, CEO and founder of the Mars One Foundation was in Luxembourg to address the crowd, explain the story behind his ambitious mission and tell HR professionals from the Grand-Duchy about recruiting the right people for a one-way trip to Mars.   The first steps to Mars Before launching this project in… Read more »

NASA’s Webb Space Telescope Receives First Mirror Installation

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NASA has successfully installed the first of 18 flight mirrors onto the James Webb Space Telescope, beginning a critical piece of the observatory’s construction. In the clean room at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland this week, the engineering team used a robot arm to lift and lower the hexagonal-shaped segment that measures… Read more »

Space Forum Guest Speaker: Joel Carnes, Vice President, Prize Operations & Strategy at XPrize

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We are proud to announce that Joel Carnes,Vice President, Prize Operations & Strategy, XPrize will be a guest speaker at the Space Forum 2016 which will take place on May 10-11, 2016, at the European Convention Center in Luxembourg     Biography: Joel Carnes joins XPRIZE with 20 years of experience as a leader in strategy… Read more »

Europe comes together for space weather

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5 November 2015Working with scientists in 14 countries across Europe, ESA is developing a warning network that will help protect us from the effects of our Sun’s activity.ESA’s Space Situational Awareness efforts now generate almost 60 ‘products’ – including high-quality measurements, forecasts, alerts and expert analysis – from teams participating in the Agency’s space weather… Read more »

SpaceForum.eu is live !

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Farvest, the agency behinds major tech events such as ICT SPRING in Luxembourg, has released today its first web version of the 2016 Space Forum, 10th-11th may 2016, in Luxembourg. Space Forum will gather many European Space Clusters & Tech Valley representatives, Space business angels, satellites operators and satellite industry suppliers. The Space – ICT… Read more »

Three reasons why Seattle’s big on space ventures, plus three frontiers to watch

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Jeff Bezos shows off the concept for Blue Origin’s launch system during a September news conference in Florida. Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture is headquartered in Kent, Wash. (Blue Origin photo) What is it about Seattle that’s led some folks to call it the “Silicon Valley of space,”and how far can space entrepreneurs go in the… Read more »

Halloween asteroid gives us a miss

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28 October 2015An asteroid four times the size of a football pitch will miss Earth on All Hallows’ Eve. The flyby highlights the need to watch for space rocks.Halloween, according to some, is a time to be afraid, but no one need fear asteroid 2015 TB145, an object some 400 m across that will pass… Read more »