NASA CubeSats Steer Toward Mars

  NASA has achieved a first for the class of tiny spacecraft known as CubeSats, which are opening new access to space. Over the past week, two CubeSats called MarCO-A and MarCO-B have been firing their propulsion systems to guide themselves toward Mars. This process, called a trajectory correction maneuver, allows a spacecraft to refine its path to Mars following […]

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Summer school/workshop “Microsatellites in planetary and atmospheric research”

Tartu, Estonia, 6 – 11 August 2018   The use of micro- and nanosatellites in space missions have been one of the hot topics in space research and space technology during the last years. As opposed to traditional spacecraft missions which can take decades to prepare and may cost up to billions of Euros, microsatellites (<100 kg) and nanosatellites (<10 […]

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The Critical Design Review of IGOSat on Friday, September 29th

The Critical Design Review (end of phase C) of IGOSat will occur on Friday, September 29th 2017 from 9:30am to 6pm, at laboratory APC, Luc Valentin meeting room (454A of Condorcet A Building, at 10 rue Alice Domon & Léonie Duquet, 75013 Paris). The review will be separated between an open session , aiming at firstly presenting the project and […]

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Register for the 2nd student Cubesat workshop !

The IGOSAT team is pleased to announce the opening of registration for 2nd CubeSat Workshop student, to be held on 6 and 7 July at the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris. The first edition in 2016 was a great success, and we wished to renew this enriching experience. This workshop aims to gather for 2 days the members of the student Cubesat […]

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Hana Benhizia is recruited as IGOSat Project Manager

Hana Benhizia is recruited by Labex UnivEarthS as project leader on the IGOSat nanosatellite student project, starting October 1, 2016. She joins Hubert Halloin’s team in the APC laboratory and succeeds Marco Agnan, to whom we wish a good continuation. Hana Benhizia is a graduate of the Ecole d’Ingénieur Denis Diderot (EIDD) as a system engineer and a master’s degree […]

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