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May 16, 2017

European Space Agency - Business Incubation Center

ESA BIC Switzerland Info Event

Information session on European Space Agency Business Incubation Center, Switzerland

Launch ideas. Push gravity.

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May 9, 2017

European Navigation Conference - ENC2017

La conférence européenne de navigation se tiendra à Lausanne du 9 au 12 mai 2017. Ce sera une occasion unique de s’informer sur les derniers développements en navigation par satellites avec un accent particulier sur le programme européen Galileo. Les ...

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Aug 29, 2016

Space Week in India


Accessibility :
• CEOs, COOs and CTOs of Swiss startups and SMEs
• Researchers from universities, federal institutes, universities of applied sciences working on space technology and applicati ...

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May 26, 2016

Assemblée Générale

L'assemblée générale de Callista, le club d'astronomie EPFL-UNIL est ouverte à tous. Rejoignez-nous pour en apprendre plus sur nous et découvrir nos activités! Si le temps le permet, la réunion sera suivie d'une observation du soleil.

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May 2, 2016

Be a star in ESA's Universe - Space Career Event

Are you fascinated by Space ?

The Swiss Space Center,  together with the University of Neuchâtel, the Swiss Space Office, ESA and local industry players active in space business, are organizing an interactive evening just for you.

Career opportunitie ...

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Apr 26, 2016

Fly Your Idea To Space

Would you like to get involved in more hands-on activities?
Do you want to take your research to the next level and learn from European Space Agency experts?

We have the answers for you: apply now to the European Space Agency programmes for Universit ...

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Apr 12, 2016

Yuri's night @EPFL

Yuri's night is a global celebration of humanity's achievements in space, with hundreds of parties and events held around the world each April in commemoration of the first human to venture into space, Yuri Gagarin, who flew on the first Spacecraft V ...

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Mar 16, 2016

Trace Gas Orbiter Launch Event: The Search for Life on Mars

To celebrate the launch to Mars of the Trace Gas Orbiter Satellite via the ExoMars programme (launch day March 14th), the Space Engineering Center (eSpace) invites you to a seminar at the EPFL, with an apero offered by eSpace after the presentation.


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Mar 15, 2016

ETH Zürich Space Career Day 2016

The Swiss Space Center organises a half-day workshop on Space careers at ETH Zurich on Tuesday 15 March 2016 from 13:30 to 16:30 for Bachelor students in their last year, Master students and PhD students.

Speakers from the Swiss Space Office, Space i ...

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Mar 5, 2016

Swiss Water Rocket Challenge

Techno Challenge® Lausanne organises with the support of eSpace, The Swiss Space Center and Aeropoly the first Water Rocket Championship of Switzerland. It is  a unique opportunity to live an amazing experience.

Participation is free and open to ever ...

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Feb 16, 2016

Space Technologies Studies 2014: Results

The Swiss Space Center will organise for the third time an event dedicated to the presentations of results achieved by the consortium selected in the frame of our national activity “Mesures de Positionnement” funded and implemented by the Swiss Space ...

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Feb 11, 2016

Swiss Cosmology Days

The Swiss Cosmology Days are yearly meetings aimed at promoting communication and exchanges amongst Cosmologists working in Switzerland. They offer a national platform for scientists to present their research, lead exciting discussions and enable clo ...

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Dec 3, 2015

Annual Meeting of the Swiss Space Center

The annual meeting is free and open to all public this year.


Swiss Space Center Activities & Projects
Prof. Volker Gass, Director of the Swiss Space Center

Message from the Board of Directors
Mr. Daniel Neuenschwander, Director of the SERI/Swiss ...

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Nov 13, 2015

Spectacle The Moon Race

Revivez l'histoire de la course à la lune en présence de plusieurs pionniers de l'espace, lors d'une conférence-spectacle historique le vendredi 13 novembre 2015 au SwisTech Convention Center à Lausanne.

Ils se nomment Buzz Aldrin, pilote du module l ...

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Nov 12, 2015

Space Entrepreneurship - How is space conquered today?

Despite complexity of the extreme outer space conditions, the inaccessibility of satellites in operation, the long run to generate revenue, entrepreneurs continue to dream big and far ahead.

Why is space entrepreneurship so present today after years ...

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Nov 9, 2015

Mars Semi-Direct Revisité

Séminaire de Dr. Jean-Marc Salotti sur une solution pour réaliser une mission habitée sur Mars avec les technologies d'aujourd'hui. For organizational purposes please register.

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Nov 6, 2015

Space Career Day

The Swiss Space Center is organising a half-day workshop on Space Careers at EPFL on 6 November 2015 from 9:30 to 12:00.

Speakers from the Swiss Space Office, the European Space Agency, EPFL, Swiss industries and the Swiss Space Center have been invi ...

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Oct 21, 2015

Qu'est-ce qui se passe là-haut ? Une exploration croquante de l'espace

Le Swiss Space Center, le Secrétariat d’Etat à la formation et Migros Pourcent Culturel organisent un atelier "croquant" sur l'espace pour les jeunes de 12 à 16 ans.

Si l'espace te passione alors dépêche-toi et saisis l'occasion de partir à sa découv ...

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Oct 6, 2015

EPFL World Space Week Event

In order to celebrate the World Space Week at EPFL, the Swiss Space Center, eSpace, Callista, Aeropoly and ELSE propose to all Space enthusiasts to meet on Tuesday evening and participate to the following activities:
17:00 – 17:30 Brief presentations ...

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Oct 5, 2015

General Assembly

The general assembly of Callista, the EPFL-UNIL astronomy club is open to all. Join us to learn more about our activities! The assembly will be followed by a demonstration of our telescopes.

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Sep 17, 2015

Space Robots and Micro-Satellites in Tohoku University

In this talk, past and recent activities on space robotics research and microsat development, conducted by Prof. Kazuya Yoshida in Tohoku University, Japan and his colleagues, are introduced. His research activities cover dynamics and control of spac ...

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Sep 7, 2015

Adaptive Distributed Systems for Space Exploration: Present and Future

In this talk, Dr. Quadrelli will emphasize the need for adaptivity in four key categories of distributed autonomous systems for space exploration (Multiple, Multi-physics, ission-level, Multi-scale). One category has to do with adaptivity and system ...

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Aug 25, 2015

Hubble, the Astronomer, the Telescope, and the Science

This lecture will first address the contributions of Edwin Hubble to astronomy. Between 1920 and 1930, me made some fundamental discoveries in astronomy. He established that the Universe is much bigger that the Milky Way Galaxy, ad that the whole Uni ...

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Aug 25, 2015

Caltech's Space Structures Laboratory

Professor Sergio Pellegrino will present his recent work on deployable space structures at the California Institute of Technology

Bio: Joyce and Kent Kresa Professor of Aeronautics and Professor of Civil Engineering; Jet Propulsion Laboratory Senior ...

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Aug 24, 2015

EPFL International Space Summer Camp

You are a Space Enthusiast?

You would like to know more about the Russian, Swiss or Chinese Space Programmes?
You always dreamed to meet cosmonauts, astronauts or taikonauts and visit space facilities?

Then you should attend one of the three joint Sp ...

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Jun 8, 2015

Euclid Consortium Meeting 2015

Annual Consortium Meeting of the Euclid Mission. Euclid is one of the selected M-class missions in the ESA Cosmic Vision 2015-2025 programme. Euclid is a space mission designed to map the geometry of the dark Universe. Its primary objectives are the ...

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Jun 5, 2015

eSpace model rocket launch

From April 13th to 16th, 30 students participated in the first eSpace rocket challenge, learning about the basics of rocketry and putting their engineering skills to the test.  The fabricated rockets will be launched in a public competition event, at ...

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May 26, 2015

Callista-Assemblée Générale

L’assemblée générale de Callista est ouverte à tous. Rejoignez-nous afin de nous connaître et de découvrir les activités du club!

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May 7, 2015

De la relativité générale au Big Bang

Entre 1905 et 1915, Einstein a créé la physique moderne par ses travaux sur la relativité et les quanta. Parmi les bouleversements conceptuels inaugurés par lui figurent les trous noirs, les ondes gravitationnelles, l’univers en expansion et les modè ...

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Mar 24, 2015

Flight testing: from flight jets to Solar impulse

Claude Nicollier will give a talk  intitled " Flight testing: from flight jets to Solar impulse".
The conference is organised by Aeropoly.

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Mar 20, 2015

Sun eclipse

Public observation between 9h30 and 11h30 from the North-West corner of the Rolex Learning Center

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Mar 20, 2015

Observation de l’éclipse partielle du Soleil

Le 20 mars 2015 aura lieu une éclipse partielle du soleil. Celle-ci sera visible depuis Lausanne de 9h20 à 11h40 avec son maximum à 10h30. Callista, le club d’astronomie de l’EPFL organise une observation de l’évènement sur le campus au coin nord-oue ...

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Mar 19, 2015

Space Summer Camps

You are a Space Enthusiast? You would like to know more about the Russian, Swiss or Chinese Space Programmes? You always dreamed to meet cosmonauts, astronauts or taikonauts and visit space facilities?
Then you should attend one of the three joint Sp ...

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Mar 17, 2015

Space Career Day

The Swiss Space Center is organising a half-day workshop on Space Careers at ETHZ on 17 March 2015 from 13:30 to 16:30 for Bachelor students in their last year, Master students and PhD students.

Speakers from the Swiss Space Office, Swiss industries ...

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Mar 10, 2015

A lesson on Gravity


Introduction by Prof. Patrick Aebischer, President of EPFL

Honorary Lecture of Claude Nicollier: "A lesson on Gravity"

This lecture will outline major steps in the understanding of the concept of gravity, with the names of Galileo, Newton, an ...

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Feb 24, 2015

NASA Science: Looking Outward, Inward and Homeward

Dr. Ellen Stofan, NASA's Chief Scientist since 2013, will speak about the NASA's research that is pushing the boundaries of our knowledge concerning Earth, the Solar System, and the universe.

This event is organised with the support of the Embassy of ...

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Feb 19, 2015

Quantum Field Theory Methods in Gravity and Cosmology (see description for announcements)

Next (and last) lecture will take place on May 28, usual time

Thursdays from 10.15 to 13.00 at BSP 727

The course will address several topics in the modern theory of gravity and cosmology, which involve in an essential way the quantum properties of f ...

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Feb 6, 2015

Geospatial data modelling using machine learning algorithms

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