Upcoming Events

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Wednesday 6

"Horizons" Mission

6 Jun 08:00 - 6 Jun 08:00

June 2018

Pre-launch press event for ADM-Aeolus

5 Jun

As part of ESA's scientific Earth observation mission series, ADM-Aeolus will be the first ever satellite to deliver wind profiles on a global scale and on a daily basis. The satellite will be visible for the last time in Europe prior to its departure to CSG on 5 June (tbc) in Toulouse.

"Horizons" Mission

6 Jun

The German ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst will return to the International Space Station (ISS) for his second mission called "Horizons" (launch date tbc).


20 Jun - 21 Jun

From 20 to 21 June 2018 the international community will gather in Vienna for UNISPACE+50, a special segment of the 61 st session of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS). UNISPACE+50 will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first United Nations Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space.

International Space University (ISU) in the Netherlands

25 Jun - 24 Aug

The 31st annual Space Studies Program (SSP) session will convene in the Netherlands. The program will be hosted by the Netherlands Space Office (NSO), in collaboration with three leading Dutch space organizations: the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Leiden University and ESA’s European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESA-ESTEC) in Noordwijk.

More information here.

Asteroid Day

30 Jun

Asteroid Day is an annual global movement to increase public awareness of potential asteroid impacts with Earth, and the importance of guarding against them. It was co-founded in 2015 by Brian May, astrophysicist and lead guitarist for the rock band Queen, Apollo astronaut Rusty Schweickart, and German filmmaker Grig Richters.

More information here.