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.
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 European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a EUR 15 million ‘quasi equity’ financing with Skeleton Technologies, Europe’s leading producer of ultracapacitors and ultracapacitor based energy storage solutions built with graphene-type materials.
Image credit: Skeleton Technologies