KTH Space Center coordinates and promotes space-related activity at several KTH departments, with an overarching objective of establishing KTH as a "Space University" and a hub for Swedish space research and technology.
Workshop: Life on Earth and in the Universe
The 16-18 October a conference on astrobiology will be held in Umeå by the Swedish Astrobiology Network (SWAN). PhD students can receive credits for their participation, the deadline for registration is on the 15th of August 2017.
Participate in the 13th PEGASUS-AIAA Student Conference
If you have finished your MSc thesis at KTH last year (since February 2016), you have the opportunity to participate in the annual PEGASUS-AIAA Student Conference. This year the conference will be held at Technical University of Berlin on April 5-7. Submit your paper (according to instructions attached) for the selection to N. Ivchenko no later than on the 11th of February. Do not hesitate to ask any questions about participation in the Student Conference or eligibility of your paper!
The Space Insight Day is an opportunity for students and young professionals to gain first experience in space law and to get an insight into the daily business of people working across the space sector. The event will take place on the 23 of March 2017 in Paris (ESA headquarters), register by Friday 17 March 2017.
Are you interested in astronomy? In the spring of 2017 we are offering a new basic-level course in astronomy suitable for all students at KTH. The course provides an introduction to topics such as planets, stars and galaxies as well as telescopes and instruments.
Do you want to learn what happens to the human body in microgravity? ESA is looking for 22 talented and motivated Bachelor and Master students with an medical or biological background to join the training course on Human Space Physiology! The course will be held from 30 January to 2 February 2017 at ESA’s Redu Centre in Belgium, you can apply before the 28 of November 2016.
The book Multitemporal Remote Sensing, edited by professor Yifang Ban at KTH, is now published by Springers and up for sale!
8th European CubeSat Symposium
The student satellite MIST was represented at the 8th European CubeSat Symposium by Jiewei Zhou working with the attitude determination and control system and Shreyas Chandrashekar working with thermal control of the satellite. It was a very successful event and many like minded CubeSat enthusiasts were present from all over the world sharing their thoughts about CubeSats.
Jiewei to the far left and Shreyas to the far right
Congratulations Prof. Yifang Ban and Dr. Jan Haas!
On July 6, the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) presented an award to Prof. Yifang Ban in appreciation and recognition of the outstanding contribution to the success and achievements of the MOST/ESA Dragon 3 Cooperation 2012-2016’ at the Dragon 3 Final Symposium and Dragon 4 Kick-Off in Wuhan, China. During the same conference Dr. Jan Haas, a research scientist at the Division of Geoinformatics, received the Best Poster Award for his poster entitled ‘Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Urban Ecosystem Services with Sentinel-2A MSI Data’.
During the coming two weeks a summer school focusing on space science and technology will take place here at KTH. The event is arranged by the Swedish Astronomical Youth Association (Astronomisk Ungdom) in cooperation with OHB Sweden and KTH Space Center. We welcome the 36 high school students that are enrolled in the program!
ASE Planetary Congress XXVIII - videos from UR Samtiden
The ASE Planetary Congress XXVIII in Septemeber 2015 when more than 100 astronauts visited KTH was filmed by UR Samtiden and a large number of presentations and discussions are now available online on their website.
Here you can follow the lecture about Planetary Scale Analysis with Google Earth Engine given by Noel Gorelick on the 3rd of February.
ESA BIC Sweden helps start-up companies with an interest in space
Sweden has a new European Space Agency Business Incubator Center (ESA BIC) namely ESA BIC Sweden where swedish start-up companies with buisness ideas related to space can get both financial and business development support.
On the 9th of February at 16:00 there will be an informational meeting about ESA BIC Sweden as a Webinar. The meeting can also be followed from five physical locations, one of which is located at KTH campus.