• Reflection on IAC 2014

    Czech Space Office has returned from the 65th International Astronautical Congress in Toronto

  • IAC 2014 - Day Five

    Reflections from the International Astronautical Congress 2014 in Toronto - Friday

  • IAC 2014 - Day Four

    Reflections from the International Astronautical Congress 2014 in Toronto - Thursday

  • IAC 2014 - Day Three

    Reflections from the International Astronautical Congress 2014 in Toronto - Wednesday

  • IAC 2014 - Day Two

    Reflections from the International Astronautical Congress 2014 in Toronto - Tuesday

IAC 2014 - Day One

The first day of the Congress, we put together our booth and greeted the first visitors. In contrast to the experience of previous years, the attendance was noticeably smaller, but we hope that the interest in the exhibition will increase during the Congress. In our showcase, this year with the largest number of exhibits, there are product samples from nine of Czech organizations like private companies, Academia and universities.

Vladimír Kopal passed away

Prof. JUDr. Vladimír Kopal DrSc. passed away on 27 January 2014 at the ripe age of 85 years. He was a world and former Czechslovakia pioneer of international space law, who had became an icon tahnks to his long career at the United Nations and Czech academic environment.

Czech Space Activities 2013

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.

XCOR Aerospace cooperation

The Czech Space Office announced today the signing of an exclusive agreement with XCOR Aerospace. The agreement authorizes the CSO to become an Authorized Payload Integrator of XCOR’s Lynx®, a rocket-powered suborbital spacecraft currently being built at XCOR’s headquarters in Mojave, California.

Czech Space Catalogue 2013

In December CSO updated its space catalogue, which lists Czech industry, universities and academia interested or even experienced in collaboration on space projects. First edition, which was published two years ago, received considerably high interest by the international community. Second and updated issue now includes 78 entries and is accompanied by a simple map of individual locations.

Heading towards Jupiter

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.

CSO supports students

Space enthusiasts are likely to have a busy time this year. Like in previous years, there are many programs with support of the Czech Space Office available for them. Space education opportunities are available for kids of all age starting from kindergarten to university students.

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