CSO published a fourth issue of a brochure about space activities in the Czech Republic. It is made available to a foreign audience during International astronautical congress and other similar occasions. The material is available for download in the attachement or in printed version in our office. For all enquiries please send us a message through the contact form.
The conclusions of the UN workshop on human spaceflight and Solar System exploration
Conclusions of the CSO seminar on small satellites in the Czech Republic
Catalogue of Czech industry and research institutes with interest or experience in space
CSO and XCOR Aerospace sign payload integrator agreement for suborbital flights
ESA finalized the selection of the scientific hardware for JUICE probe with an objective of detailed planetary research of Jupiter and its moons. The probe will carry on-board 11 scientific instruments with co-developments provided also by Czech researchers. JUICE is going to start its journey in 2022 and is expected to reach Jupiter by 2030.
Czech Space Office is a nonprofit organization that since its inception in 2003 seeking to develop space activities in the Czech Republic. Our main aim is to provide the largest and most effective involvement of Czech research, development and industrial institutions in international space projects.
The Czech Republic passed first four years of membership at the European Space Agency. Based on the Analysis provided by Czech Space Office, it becomes clear that this period was successful and the public funding for the Czech involvement in optional programmes should double at next Ministerial Council.
Czech high school students joined the final part of 2nd European competition CanSat, which took place in the Andoya Rocket Range in Norway. The goal of competing teams was to develop and test their own satellite, fitting into a can of drink. The competition is co-organized by the ESA and the Czech team was provided by CSO.
Today at 14:16 CET Sojuz TMA-03M lifted off from the Russian cosmodrom Bajkonur to the international Space Station with the flight engineer, Andre Kuipers onboard. His and the whole crew’s main task will be to perform a set of scientific experiments including the DOSIS-3D with a Czech participation.
Czech R&D specialists from the Aerospace Research and Test Establishment (VZLU) in Prague completed the very last piece of flight model of micro-accelerometer –special measurement device for ESA SWARM mission. Accelerometers will be moved to Germany for integration into satellites at EADS Astrium premises.