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Luxembourg Young Graduate Trainee Programme

11 July 2022

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN!  The Luxembourg Young Graduate Trainee (LuxYGT) programme offers a wide range of internships at the European Space Agency for Luxembourg students. The internships take place at different ESA centers, offering successful applicants an opportunity to … Continued

2022 IAF Emerging Space Leaders Grant Programme

06 July 2022

Elizaveta Shashkova, the former chair of the student council of UNIVERSEH, has been named one of the 30 most promising students and young professionals in the space area and has been chosen by the Emerging Space Leaders Sub-Committee of the International … Continued

University rover advances to finals in ESA/ESRIC Moon competition

06 April 2022

SpaceR, a Space Robotics Research Group of the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), was selected on 29 March for the finals in the ESA/ESRIC Space Resources Challenge. The primary goal of the challenge is … Continued

Mars Express’s High Resolution Stereo Camera on 19 November 2014, during orbit 13728 - ESA/DLR/FU Berlin, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO

ESA suspends Exomars mission over Ukraine invasion

18 March 2022

ESA’s ruling Council, meeting in Paris on 16-17 March, assessed the situation arising from the war in Ukraine regarding ExoMars, and unanimously acknowledged the present impossibility of carrying out the ongoing cooperation with Roscosmos on the ExoMars rover mission with a … Continued

Swedish-Finnish collaboration sends satellite to space

20 December 2021

A collaboration between Swedish and Finnish universities and research institutes will result in a nanosatellite, KvarkenSat, eventually being launched into orbit around the Earth. The satellite is built by researchers at Luleå University of Technology and will provide various actors … Continued

Unique research provides greener rocket propulsion systems

20 December 2021

The number of rocket launches expects to increase in the future. Alexis Bohlin, researcher in Space Systems at Luleå University of Technology, wants to contribute to greener rocket engine fuel and components that provide less climate impact. – The goal … Continued

Fine dust on the surface of Mars

20 December 2021

There is a very thin layer of very fine, loose material on top of Mars’ soil. By using data from NASA’s Mars lander InSight, researchers been able to resolve an extremely thin layer of soil. – Soil on Mars behaves … Continued

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Student team from uni.lu to conduct experiment aboard the ISS

13 December 2021

A team of students from the University of Luxembourg was selected as one of the winners of the “Überflieger 2” competition and will be able to conduct a scientific experiment aboard the International Space Station in late 2022 or early … Continued

Space Systems Engineering Research Group (“SpaSys”) created at University of Luxembourg

06 October 2021

The University of Luxembourg’s interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) has launched a new research group dedicated to Space Systems Engineering. The group is headed by Prof. Andreas Hein and is focusing on disruptive future space systems. Prof. … Continued