ISU MSS18 Internship stories:  Josh Lalonde reports from KARI, South Korea

“On my first day at the Korean Aerospace Research Institute (KARI), I met my supervisors Ms. Chung Soyoung from the Space Policy team and Dr. Ju Gwangheok from the Lunar Exploration team. It was determined that I would work on lunar exploration…

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Airbus Defence and Space Demonstrating Its Commitment to ISU SSP18

All summer long - AIRBUS - the Space Studies Program SSP18 alliance partner, represented by amongst others, SSP07 Lex Meijer, demonstrated its commitments to education and today’s talent by contributing to the International Space University (ISU) and the participants of SSP18 through various ways.

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ISU Alum M Potter and K Chawla Project Announce New ISU Scholars

The Kalpana Chawla Project for Innovation, Entrepreneurism and Space Studies at the International Space University (ISU) has been established to honor the Indian-American Astronaut Dr. Kalpana Chawla. The scholarship project is focused on developing strong technical and leadership qualities with talented Indian women.

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ActInSpace first time at the International Space University in Strasbourg


In line with the International Space University’s objectives to encourage entrepreneurial activities for the ISU community, ActInSpace will for the first time be organized in ISU on 20-21 May 2016.

ActInSpace is an event that brings together entrepreneurs, students, job seekers, developers, creative users, over a weekend in 27 cities from 13 countries. The goal is to form teams and resolve within 24 hours one of the challenges proposed by the organizers. The challenges consist in finding every day uses for space developed technologies or space acquired data.

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The winning teams will proceed to the national and international finals. All the realistic projects will receive support via the ESA BIC and partners incubators to foster the emergence of new startups. Prizes include a flight in zero gravity sponsored by NoveSpace, a voucher worth 100,000euro for satellite date by the major sponsor of this pan-European event, Airbus Defence and Space and many more.
 
ActInSpace is a contest organized by CNES (National Centre for Space Studies), ESA (European Space Agency), and ESA Business Incubation Centre ESA BIC Sud France around science, space and technology transfer, in France and in Europe.

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At this link also students can register as participants. Note that registrations for ISU participants are kept open till 30 April 2016!

Act now and take the opportunity to meet entrepreneurs and potential investors at ISU!

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