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Hit The Slopes With MAPtoSNOW In Your Pocket
2013-04-10 08:04:40

Track your skiing, speed, altitude, slopes and lift kilometers with a nifty phone app from an ESA business incubation start-up. Compete against friends, win prizes and even donate to a children’s charity.

Join The Movement: International Space Apps Challenge
2013-04-04 08:30:13

In April, you are invited to join thousands of enthusiasts to invent and create applications to help space exploration and improve life on Earth at the International Space Apps Challenge.

Robot Being Taught Language Through Artificial Neuronal Network
2013-02-20 05:05:12

Robots aren’t actually “taught” but rather are programmed. There have been attempts to create a system that can allow robots to “learn” but it is still a matter of essentially programming the new skills.

GMES Copernicus Program Funding Secured Through 2020
2013-02-19 11:31:55

Good news for Europe’s Global Monitoring for Environment and Security program: the European Council has secured the program’s EU funding through 2020.

Rubber From ESA Spacecraft Helps Create A Smooth Ride At 300 KM/H
2013-02-01 12:48:02

Serious shocks need serious shock absorption, in space as well as on the ground. Now high-performance racing cars are driving more smoothly on space-ready rubber from ESA spacecraft.

Conference On EU Space Policy January 29-30
2013-01-28 13:47:43

The fifth high-level Conference on EU Space Policy, 'Building Up a Global Tool for Global Challenges', takes place on 29–30 January at the Charlemagne building of the European Commission in Brussels.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.