SpaceResources.lu – Georges Schmit joins the Luxembourg Government’s Advisory Board

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The Luxembourg Government today announced that Georges Schmit, Consul General and Executive Director at the Luxembourg Trade & Investment Office in San Francisco, joins the Government’s Advisory Board of the recently announced spaceresources.lu initiative. The initiative defines a framework for the exploration and commercial utilization of resources from Near Earth Objects (NEOs) such as asteroids. Prior to… Read more »

The 3-D Printing Perspective

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Most countries in Europe went through deindustrialization at the end of the 20th century. Numerous examples, such as England, France, but also Luxembourg, have led to the loss of thousands of jobs, but also allowed new sectors and industries to rise. Nowadays, technology is giving manufacturing a newfound youth, notably thanks to digital and new… Read more »

From Global Connectivity to Human Settlement: 5100 gather in Luxembourg for the first edition of Space Forum

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Four inspiring conferences, 50 renowned speakers from Japan to the USA, a SmartSpace and a new satellite paradigm: the first edition of the Space Forum met with great success on May 10 and 11 in Luxembourg. During two days, the international experts exchanged around the topics of Global Connectivity, Mobility, and also Exploration & Space… Read more »

Asteroid Mining: Prospector-X will be built in Luxembourg

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The Luxembourg Government, the public-law banking institution Société nationale de crédit et d’investissement (SNCI) and the asteroid mining company Deep Space Industries (DSI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation within the spaceresources.lu initiative planning the exploration, use and commercialisation of resources from Near Earth Objects (NEOs), such as asteroids. Within this partnership, DSI, Inc…. Read more »

Innovation: the driving force behind SES Techcom Services’ success

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SES Techcom Services is a 100% owned affiliate of SES (NYSE Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG), the world-leading satellite operator with a fleet of over 50 geostationary satellites. We provide integrated end-to-end satellite solutions and operational services tailored to our customers’ needs worldwide through the design and delivery of ground infrastructure and operational… Read more »

Above the Clouds

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The conquest of space has always been a dream for thousands and thousands of young children. Chris Welch decided to turn his dream into his job. Professor of Space Engineering at the International Space University in Strasbourg, he is endlessly fascinated by space. He shared with us his passion, best memories and views on the… Read more »

Space rovers: The road to innovation

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For almost 50 years, scientists have been sending rovers – or space exploration vehicles – to the Moon and Mars to explore their wealth, discover new resources and materials. Now the big guns are running the show, the XPRIZE Foundation organized a competition sponsored by Google, and lately car manufacturers have been trying to enter… Read more »

Exploration & Space Mining: An abundance of investment opportunities

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  An abundance of investment opportunities can be found in space. Recently, Luxembourg has confirmed its intention to become a major actor in the space industry. To achieve this, the country has launched a space mining initiative to develop the industrial potential; exploiting its natural resources. Local and international experts will gather in Lu xembourg on May… Read more »

Global Connectivity: The new space race to be discussed at Space Forum 2016

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All the future opportunities in terms of finance, ICT, technologies are reaching beyond the Moon. The “Global Connectivity” conference organized during Space Forum 2016 will highlight the new impact players, tackle the question of space democratization and go through truly sustainable initiatives. International and local experts will share their experiences and gather at the ECCL… Read more »

Microscope : lancement réussi ! Quel planning l’attend maintenant ?

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Lundi 25 avril 2016 à 18h02 (heure locale), une fusée Soyouz a décollé du Centre spatial guyanais emportant loin de l’atmosphère terrestre le satellite européen Sentinel-1B, 3 CubeSats et le satellite Microscope du CNES. Ce dernier va tester l’universalité de la chute libre avec une précision 100 fois meilleure que sur Terre.   Le 1er… Read more »