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Czech instrument on Mars

The European Space Agency has selected the scientific instruments for the ExoMars mission landing platform for 2018. The WAM wave analyzer to measure changes in the magnetic field is among the six selected experiments. The proposal had been submitted by the scientific team of the Institute of Atmospheric Physics ASCR. The probe with the Czech scientific instrument will be launched in May 7, 2018.

Reflections on IAC 2015

The Czech Space Office has returned from 66th International Astronautical Congress 2015 in Jerusalem. Motto of the IAC 2015 was "Space - the Gateway for Mankind's Future" and it was attended by total of 2,100 registered participants.

IAC 2015 - Day Five

Even on the last day of the International Astronautical Congress, the CSO presented its activities and projects of Czech workplaces at its booth. The next IAC will be hosted by Mexican Guadalajara. This year's IAC has been elected the city for congress in 2018, German Bremen.

IAC 2015 - Day Four

During the fourth day of the IAC 2105, CSO booth was attended by a number of interesting participants among whom was the director of the Polish Space Agency, the director of the Israeli company C.M.I. or representative of D-Orbit company. Despite the unstable security situation the congress continues without problems.

IAC 2015 - Day Three

During the third day of the IAC 2015, the CSO continued in dialogue with the director of the Chinese company HEAD Aerospace, that plans to visit the Czech Republic in 2016. CSO staff also talked with representatives of the Singaporean company Astroscale that intents to be the first to capture and manage the extinction of malfunctioning satellites.

IAC 2015 - Day Two

TThe second day of the Congress IAC 2015 the CSO visited the Israel Aerospace Industries, started a discussion on the possibilities of presentation of Czech workplaces in the newly launched web portal, participated in the Executive Committee of the Space Generation Advisory Council and met with representatives of Astrobotic Technology.

Expedition Mars at HIS 2015

Czech students presented the international educational competition Expedition Mars during the Education and Outreach section of Humans in Space Symposium 2015. Their participation was ensured through the finnancial support of the Czech Space Office, the co-organizer of the event.

Poland has its space agency

On 19 June, at the Polytechnic University in Rzeszów, representatives of Polish and foreign institutions arrived to the Forum of space and satellite technologies to discuss the potential of future development of the emerging Polish Space Agency. The discussion participated also Jan Kolář, director of the Czech Space Office.


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