CAPCOM News: from the SGAC, ESA, the GEO Health CoP and Amity University

Images of the Perseverance landing site from NASA The SpaceOps conference will be held in a virtual format this year on the date 3-5 May. SGAC, together with SpaceOps, organizes the Students and Young Professionals activities on the day after the conference. Join us for a Cubesat workshop and Speed Networking session! When: 6th MayWhat: CubesatContinue reading “CAPCOM News: from the SGAC, ESA, the GEO Health CoP and Amity University”

Call for new ESA Astronauts

If you are interested, or even just curious, the European Space Agency – ESA Astronaut Recruitment website is now live: https://www.esa.int/YourWayToSpace. Some exciting developments include an emphasis on diversity and inclusion, and a new “Parastronaut Feasibility Project”. If you might be eligible to apply, the FAQ page is a great resource. Video of the pressContinue reading “Call for new ESA Astronauts”

CAPCOM News – January 18, 2021

From NASA – 2020 Tied for Warmest Year on Record By most accounts, 2020 was a rough year for the planet. Globally, it was the warmest year on record, just barely exceeding the record set in 2016. Overall, Earth’s average temperature has risen more than 2 degrees Fahrenheit since the 1880s. More About Our Warming World.Continue reading “CAPCOM News – January 18, 2021”

CAPCOM News – January 15, 2021

Test Firing the World’s Most Powerful Rocket NASA is testing the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket’s 212-foot-tall core stage — the tallest rocket stage the agency has ever built — with a Green Run Hot Fire test on Earth before launch day. Green Run is a series of eight tests that includes several first-time events for the world’s largestContinue reading “CAPCOM News – January 15, 2021”

CAPCOM News – January 14, 2021

Conference on space and artificial intelligence technology From the SGAC:As many actors involved in the space industry are integrating or beginning to show their willingness to progressively integrate AI into their technologies, Euroconsult and Innovitech have created a unique event: AIxSPACE. For the first time, this conference will bring together key stakeholders in space and artificialContinue reading “CAPCOM News – January 14, 2021”

CAPCOM News – January 12, 2021

UPCOMING EVENTS Space Specialists Space Mates Online – Space Sector NetworkingWeekly event – next on Tuesday 12 January 2021 “Space wants to kill us and the medications we take” webinar Australian final-year medical student Vienna Tran is teaming up with the Liverpool Aviation and Space Medicine Society to present a webinar on “Space wants to kill us andContinue reading “CAPCOM News – January 12, 2021”

CAPCOM News – January 2020

The Space Generation Advisory Council is holding two events: New Space Technologies and Opportunities: A discussion with space actors in the region About this Event:Space technology and its applications can be used to foster the development and implementation of Egypt Sustainable Development Strategy 2030. It models space programs and projects as a platform enhancing theContinue reading “CAPCOM News – January 2020”

COVID-19 Pandemic

Here are some resources collated from providing public health advice (covers international statistics and USA and Australia-specific). (The text for resources 3-7 was provided by The Hill website.) International WHO situation reportshttps://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/situation-reports/ The Hill – Here are some of the best maps to track the coronavirus epidemichttps://thehill.com/changing-america/well-being/prevention-cures/487469-here-are-some-of-the-best-maps-to-track-the Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 dashboard Johns Hopkins University hasContinue reading “COVID-19 Pandemic”