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We specialise in furthering the knowledge and understanding of satellites, space vehicles and earth stations used in communications, navigation, earth observation, remote sensing and space exploration.


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Best Poster Competition - Call for Posters
If you are an early career professional either at University, or working in industry/academia, the Satellite Systems & Applications Network invites you to submit a poster on ‘Game Changing Satellite Applications and Their Commercialisation’ for our Best Poster competition.

Submit your poster for the opportunity to win a place at the Reinventing Space Conference where you can present your work and network with industry experts.  

We've also recorded this video as well.

Please help us to promote this competition by circulating this flyer.


The Rosetta Spacecraft Seminar – unlocking the secrets of the solar systemf72b4478d3111a7ea0dbb8639ffdcf77-huge-ro
23 June 2016 – London – 18.00-20.20
This event will highlight the latest results, while also showcasing the advanced engineering and mission design that has been needed to ensure the spacecraft survived its long eleven-year journey from Earth to the outer solar system. Early registration for this event is advisable, to avoid disappointment. 


Have you ever wondered what happens to a human body at 9G?
Then Click here to find out in our excellent videos recorded at QinetiQ Farnborough. In additon to the Human Centrifuge video, there are videos on the MarsExo Rover Clean Room Testing and the Thrusters used on the Mercury Mission.


Engineering Challenges in the Martian Environment - Talk and Visit to Airbus Defence and Space in Stevenage
For further details of this IET Beds and Herts Local Network event to be held on 27 April 2016 – Airbus, Stevenage and how to register
please click here.

Space Innovation Congress
Read our blog here to see further details of this event and how IET Members can register for a complimentary place.


COMSAT 2016 - Call for Papers
A call for papers for the IET's Conference to be held on 7-8 December 2016 in London has just been issued.  See here for further details and how to submit a paper.

3398c597e620eaeeb1fbb4ef99291c9e-huge-skSkylon Hot Topic Video
Don't forget to watch this video on Skylon that we recorded at the UK Space Conference 2015.

Space UK Conference 2015 Videos
At the 2015 Space UK Conference, we also took the opportunity to film some other short videos which can be viewed on our YouTube channel.  
Click here to access the playlist.


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The Rosetta Mission was approved in 1993 as part of the European Space Agency's first long-term mission. Named after the Rosetta Stone, Rosetta's mission is to discover mysteries of the Solar System. Its objective is to allow us to understand the origin and evolution of the Solar System.  Rosetta is achieving lots of 'firsts' in space exploration such ... read more...


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