Astronaut for a Day: New deadline
For the third year in a row, the Portuguese Space Agency will give 30 young Portuguese students the opportunity to float like astronauts. Deadline for submitting applications has been extended to February 28th.
Private companies may open Space Launch sites in Portugal
The revision of the Space Law stipulates the conditions for licensing space launch sites in Portuguese territory.
ESA admits inaugural flight of the Space Rider in the Azores
The European Space Agency will decide during the second quarter of 2024 on the landing site for the first flights of Space Rider, Europe's future reusable uncrewed orbital vehicle. Santa Maria, in the Azores, remains one of the best possibilities, even for the maiden flight: "I'm here to push for it. Santa Maria is a good option", says ESA's Director of Flight Programmes, Stefano Bianchi, promising to make a decision quickly.
PROSSE está de volta para financiar projetos científicos de exploração espacial
A edição deste ano da iniciativa da Agência Espacial Portuguesa, lançada em 2023, arranca esta sexta-feira. Serão apoiados projetos de centros de investigação ou outras entidades do ensino superior.
Astronaut for a Day: Third edition kicks off
Registrations for the first phase of the competition, promoted by the Portuguese Space Agency, open this Friday, January 19, and close on February 19.
“Earth Observation for Municipalities” in the Portuguese Central region
The municipality of Pampilhosa da Serra, in the district of Coimbra, is hosting the second edition of the "Earth Observation for Municipalities" sessions. The event is organized in partnership with the Comunidade Intermunicipal (CIM) da Região de Coimbra, the Geospatial Competence Center, and the Municipality of Pampilhosa da Serra.
Additional stimulus for InCubed Portuguese applicants
National companies can now compete for support from ESA's InCubed programme for industrial innovation in the field of Earth Observation. New deadlines are up for consultation.
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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