‘Spin Your Thesis!’

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From ESA Education Office: The European Space Agency is proud to announce the fourth edition of the ‘Spin Your Thesis!’ programme. Through this programme, several teams of university students will be given the opportunity to carry out experiments in hypergravity using the Large Diameter Centrifuge facility at ESTEC in the Netherlands. ‘Spin Your Thesis!’ calls […]

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Summer of Code in Space


Would you like to be paid to write software for a space project this summer? The ESA SOCIS programme will let you do just that. This is the second year that the programme has been run and it aims to: Raise the awareness of open source projects related to space within the open source programming […]

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Deadline for International Astronautical Congress Grant Programme approaches


The International Astronautical Federation 2012 Emerging Space Leaders Grant Programme provides opportunities for students and young professionals to participate in the annual International Astronautical Congresses.  Applications opened on 1st January 2012 and the IAF is accepting applications until 1st February. The young people selected to participate in the 2012 Emerging Space Leaders Grant Programme will […]

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UK Space Agency ISU Scholarships competition open


The UK Space Agency has opened the 2012 round of its International Space University competitive scholarship scheme. The scheme is open to UK citizens to help fund them to attend ISU’s Space Studies Programms and MSc programmes. Up to £30,000 is being made available to be shared between successful candidates. Chris Brunskill attended the 2011 […]

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ESA Young Graduate Trainee opportunities open

ESA has posted its Young Graduate Trainee vacancies for 2012, with applications open until 18th December.  These one-year positions are an excellent opportunity to gain experience in the development and operation of space missions.  You also get to live and work for a year in another country. The YGT offers some generous terms and conditions, […]

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Loughborough College launches Space Engineering A-level programme

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The National Space Centre and Loughborough College are launching a new Space Engineering programme for talented young people looking for an enhanced A-Level experience. The UK space industry contributes £7.3bn to the UK economy and employs close to 19,000 people. This new and innovative course uniquely combines academic and vocational study with industrial experience and other […]

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Lunar and Planetary Institute 2012 Summer Intern Program

Applications are now being accepted for the  2012 LPI Summer Intern Program in Planetary Science. The Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) invites undergraduates with at least 50 semester hours of credit to experience research in the planetary sciences. As a summer intern, you will work one-on-one with a scientist either at the LPI or NASA […]

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