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 »

Second Annual Breakthrough Discuss Conference Closes with Full Day Dedicated to Newly Discovered Exoplanets and the Search for Intelligent Life

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Day Two of Breakthrough Discuss opened with Michaël Gillon describing the discovery of TRAPPIST-1, which has seven temperate planets, including three in the habitable zone. The planets were discovered using small ground-based telescopes, and Gillon noted that on initial viewing of the data, there were “so many transits we couldn’t make sense of them.”  … Read more »

Aiming at the Stars with Pete Worden

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Pete Worden is the former Director of the NASA Ames Research Center. A recipient of the NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal, author of hundreds of publications and former astronomy professor at the University of Arizona, he recently decided to bring his expertise to Luxembourg by joining the spaceresources.lu initiative. Next May 9th and 10th, Pete Worden… 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 »