It’s that time of year again for The Debrief Christmas Special! Hosted by John Beauchamp with guest Ed Wight, Managing Editor of The First News.
To locate the free-floating planet, a team of international astronomers led by those from the University of Warsaw’s OGLE team at the Astronomical Observatory used an astronomical phenomenon called gravitational microlensing.
The Innspace team from the Wrocław University of Technology received the Future Mars Life Competition awards in China for their innovative Ideacity concept for an entire Martian base and their residential Dome project utilizing shape memory materials.
TFN speaks to Agnieszka Elwertowska, an analogue Mars mission commander, engineer and IT student, who hopes to become only the second Polish astronaut after Mirosław Hermaszewski.
The 6th European Rover Challenge (ERC), an international competition to design and build a Mars rover, will be held at the Kielce University of Technology (PSK), in south-central Poland, on September 11-13, 2020.
The AGH Space Systems' Kalman rover beat 20 teams from around the world, including three from Poland, to take first place in the Indian Rover Challenge competition to design and build a Mars rover.
Students from the Wrocław University of Technology took the second place trophy for their design entitled ‘Twardowsky’, while the creators of the "Ideacity" project from the same university came in fifth at the international Mars Colony Prize competition in California, America.
The satellite will help map the planet’s surface and take images of one of its moons.
The umbilical cord from space engineers at SENER Polska is a vital mechanism for releasing the electric connection between the Mars rover and the lander during its ground-breaking research into life on the planet.
The Impuls team Kielce University of Technology beat off competition from 40 other teams from around the world, including America’s Stanford University.