Home » News & Blogs » Luxembourg to Establish Space Resources Innovation Center
Bookmark and Share
Parabolic Arc

Luxembourg to Establish Space Resources Innovation Center

21 Oct 2019, 09:48 UTC
Luxembourg to Establish Space Resources Innovation Center
(200 words excerpt, click title or image to see full post)

Luxembourg Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Economy Etienne Schneider and ESA Director General Johann-Dietrich Wörner commit to strengthening international collaboration in the field of space resources research and innovation, during a visit to the European Astronaut Centre, in Cologne.Europe must be an active player and create opportunities to position itself as key partner in the next space resources related activities and missions.European Space Agency and the Luxembourg Space Agency have, together, identified common objectives for research and development.

LUXEMBOURG (Luxembourg Space Agency PR) — Following the setup of SpaceResources.lu initiative in 2016 to promote and develop the research, economic and legal aspects of space resources, the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA) established a working group to explore the opportunities for international cooperation in the field of space resources.

During the last two years, ESA has made significant progress in this field, including the development of the ESA Strategy for Space Resources and the implementation of related ground-based research, technology and mission definition activities. ESA research activities focus solely on in-situ resource utilisation for enhancing the sustainability of space exploration. It is for this reason that the ESA Space Resources Initiative is an integral element ...

Latest Vodcast

Latest Podcast

Advertise PTTU

NASA Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

astronomy_pod