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Opportunities For Canadian STEM Students To Attend European Space Agency (ESA) Conferences

If you’re a Canadian student studying science or engineering and would like to attend a European Space Agency (ESA) hosted conference in Canada, then apply now for this incredible opportunity. Attending conferences is a great way to for students to ‘forge valuable ties with professionals and other students from all over the world who share …

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Eloise with ESA's INTERACT robot, operated by astronauts on-board the International Space Station (ISS). The Telerobotics and Haptics team aims to validate advanced robotic control developed for future exploration programmes.

Meet A Rocket Woman: Eloise Matheson, Telerobotic Engineer, European Space Agency (ESA)

Eloise Matheson can’t remember a time when she wasn’t interested in space. Her passion has culminated in her being based at the European Space Agency (ESA) as a Telerobotic Engineer! She recently shared her story with Rocket Women. On her path to get to where she is now: I started working at ESA as a British Young Graduate Trainee …

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Vinita Marwaha Madill installing and developing the astronaut procedures for EML (Electromagnetic Levitator) using the training model at the European Astronaut Centre

Inspiring Women To Reach For The Stars In Silicon Republic

Rocket Women is honoured to be featured by Ireland’s biggest science and technology news website, Silicon Republic. The article is part of their ‘Women Invent’ series, which highlights and profiles women in STEM, aiming to encourage young women to be more aware of STEM and pursue careers in it. Here’s an excerpt from the article in which I …

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5 Record-Breaking Rocket Women Of 2015

With 2015 almost over, it’s time to look back at the inspiring women that took a leap and broke records this year worldwide. 1. Samantha Cristoforetti World Record Breaker For Longest Serving Female Astronaut In Space & First Italian Woman In Space When European Space Agency (ESA) Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti landed in her Soyuz descent …

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Stargazing Lottie Doll Designed By 6-Year-Old Girl Arrives At Space Station

UPDATE: Here’s a new photo of the Stargazer Lottie doll on the ISS: Tim Peake, the first British European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut arrived at the ISS on Tuesday 15th December, but he’s also in charge of precious cargo designed by a talented 6-Year-Old space-loving Canadian girl called Abigail. A Stargazer Lottie doll. The doll …

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ESA Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti Returns To Earth, Becoming Longest Serving Female Astronaut In Space

Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti landed today in her Soyuz descent module on a desert steppe in Kazakhstan having broken the world record for the longest serving female astronaut in space, spending 200 days on the ISS. The record was previously held at 195 days by NASA astronaut Suni Williams. European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut became the first Italian woman …

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Science Spotlight: The Date History Was Made

Wednesday 12th November, 2014: The date history was made. An achievement solely made possible through the efforts and countless hours of work by scientists & engineers at DLR (German Aerospace Centre), CNES (Centre national d’études spatiales – French Space Agency), ESA (European Space Agency) and through partnerships with companies and space agencies globally. The mission …

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