NASA astronaut Douglas H. Wheelock visited on 26th of September TUT Mektory innovation center, met student satellite teams and gave inspiring lecture. After the public speach a panel discussion followed in the Mektory ground hall, which was lead by Estonian space scientist prof. Mart Noorma from Tartu University.
On 10 September 2016 about 2000 citizens from 22 European countries, as in Estonia, participated in the first Citizens’ Debate on Space for Europe.
Estonian built Mars house S.H.E.E. continues its tour around the world. Current location of the Martian habitat in the Project Moowalk base camp in Spain, Rio Tinto is an experimental landscape for simulating human and robotic cooperation and interaction for the future missions to the Moon and Mars.
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Image credit: Project S.H.E.E
Science Conference "Robotex goes SPACE" took place at Dec 2 on the Robotex2016, the European biggest robotics competition. Very prominent keynote speakers participated: Gianfranco Visentin, Head of Automation and Robotics Section of European Space Agency and Joseph Minafra, Lead for Innovation and Technical Partnerships of NASA.
On this picture Gianfranco Visentin introduces some technical solutions for space, inspired by nature.
The cover article of the August 2015 issue of the IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine „ESTCube-1 In-Orbit Experience and Lessons Learned” was awarded the Dr. Harry Rowe Mimno Award for the best paper published in the IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine in 2015.Read more: