Minister of Science awards Fernando Carvalho Rodrigues with the Medal of Scientific Merit
The "father" of Portugal's first satellite was honored by Elvira Fortunato during the event commemorating the anniversary of the launch of Portugal's first satellite: 30 Years of PoSAT-1: Portugal's Past and Future in Space, promoted by the Portuguese Space Agency.
Portuguese Space Agency funds scientific projects in space exploration
Portugal wants to boost scientific research in space exploration. Through ESA's PRODEX programme, the Portuguese Space Agency will finance scientific projects carried out by Portuguese research centers or universities.
Ministerial ordinance regulating Civil Liability Insurance for Space Activities approved
The ministerial ordinance defining the minimum capital and minimum conditions of third party liability insurance and the limits of the state's right of recourse against national space operators has been published.
EuRoC brings hundreds of European students to Constância
For the first time, the European Rocket Challenge will take place entirely in the municipality of Constância, with the paddock located in the town's Municipal Sports Pavilion. The collaboration protocol between the Portuguese Space Agency and Constância Town Hall was signed on Tuesday.
Portugal and United Nations co-organise conference dedicated to Management and Sustainability of Space Activities
The Conference on "Management and Sustainability of Outer Space Activities" takes place in May 2024 and comes in preparation for the United Nations' "Future Summit: Multilateral Solutions for a Better Future".
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