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European Programme for Life and Physical Sciences

Biological research seminar

Czech Space Office organizes a workshop for Czech scientific community on biological and astrobiologického research. The aim is to apprise the participants with possibilities of realization of the experiments and forthcoming ESA challenges in usage of the International Space Station and terrestrial scientific equipment. Registration is open till 11th June 2013.

Radiation research on ISS

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.

Project ELT

The implementation of ambitious space project „European Laser Timing“ (ELT), with the involvement of Czech scientists, entered the final phase. The main goal of the project is to synchronize a pair of extremely precise atomic clock through laser pulses, one on Earth and another in space.

Research in Antarctica

A Czech physician Aleš Rybka has been working in the Antarctic research station Concordia since last December. He was selected by the European Space Agency from multiple candidates and his task is to conduct experiments and thus medically pave the way for long-term manned spaceflights.

First year in ESA

The data of Czech Space Office (CSO) show that in early 2010 there were 14 contracts signed between the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Czech workplaces because of incentive program for Czech industry. The research leader for five of them, which were recommended, is the Czech Technical University or Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and for the eleven ones are the private companies.

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