Space Forum Guest Speaker: Meet Peter Platzer, Co-Founder and CEO for Spire Global Inc.

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Space Forum Guest Speaker: Meet Peter Platzer, Co-Founder and CEO for Spire Global Inc.

Peter Platzer, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Spire, will take part as guest speaker in the Space Forum. He will be presenting in the first half-day, on the May 15th. Peter Platzer co-founded Spire in 2012 with a vision to provide high frequency/high accuracy satellite-powered date from anywhere on earth. Discover more about him… Read more »

Space Form Guest Speaker: Meet Patrick Biewer, CEO for LuxGovSat

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Space Form Guest Speaker: Meet Patrick Biewer, CEO for LuxGovSat

Patrick Biewer, Chief Executive Officer of LuxGovSat, will take part as guest speaker in the Space Forum. He will be presenting in the first half-day, on May 15th. Patrick has a deep knowledge in the satellite industry and lately he has leaded a project of secure satellite connectivity named GovSat-1 which allows the government to… Read more »

Start-Up Village: Focus on VR2Planet, An immersion On Mars

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Start-Up Village: Focus on VR2Planet, An immersion On Mars

VR2Planets develops customised applications in virtual reality, they target geosciences and education for a quality 3D viewing experience and provide a total immersion in a specific universe, to or hardly accessible. Discover more below Vr2Planets’ applications in virtual reality offer a travel in different planets. In the Start-Up Village conference, they will offer a total… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »