International Moon Day – July 20

"It is a beautiful & charming spectacle to contemplate the body of the Moon". Galileo Galilei Purpose of International Moon Day International Moon Day not only celebrates the historic Moon landing on 20 July 1969, but also reminds us of the effort it took to get the space programme off the ground. For thousands of years, human civilisations have gazed at the sky pondering … Continue reading International Moon Day – July 20

International Asteroid Day

The past 30 of June was International Asteroid Day.Our own Alfredo Escalante, who is studying the navigation of minor bodies such as asteroids, comets or small moons and is working on his thesis entitled "Applying Deep Learning for Optical Navigation of Solar System Exploration and Earth Observation Missions" in collaboration with the European Space Agency … Continue reading International Asteroid Day

23rd June- (INWED) International Women in Engineering Day

23rd June marks International Women in Engineering Day, a global event created to highlight the role of women in a traditionally male-dominated field. There are many female aerospace engineers who have made history. Two examples: Samantha Cristoforetti is an Italian aviatrix, engineer and military astronaut, the first Italian woman in the crews of the European … Continue reading 23rd June- (INWED) International Women in Engineering Day

14th March -International Pi (π) Day

Every year on 14 March, we celebrate Pi Day (3/14), a holiday in honor of a very special number, namely Pi. Pi Day was first celebrated in 1988 on the initiative of the American physicist Larry Shaw. This number is found in quantum mechanics and in Euler's identity formula, which is considered one of the … Continue reading 14th March -International Pi (π) Day

International Women’s Day 2022 -Pink Week

"Being a woman is so fascinating… It is an adventure that requires such courage, such a challenge, that never ends"Oriana Fallaci 8 March is International Women's Day, a day to fight for the equality, participation and empowerment of women in all sectors of society.However, there are still stereotypes to overcome, one for example is trying … Continue reading International Women’s Day 2022 -Pink Week

International Women’s Day 2022 -Pink Week

"From the eyes of women I derive my doctrine: they still shine with the true fire of Prometheus, they are the books, the arts, the academies, which show, contain and nourish the world"William Shakespeare 8 March is International Women's Day, a day to fight for the equality, participation and empowerment of women in all sectors … Continue reading International Women’s Day 2022 -Pink Week

International Women’s Day 2022 -Pink Week

"Give women suitable opportunities and they will be capable of anything"Oscar Wilde 8 March is International Women's Day, a day to fight for the equality, participation and empowerment of women in all sectors of society.However, there are still stereotypes to overcome, one for example is trying to understand why if women make up 50% of … Continue reading International Women’s Day 2022 -Pink Week

International Women’s Day 2022 -Pink Week

"The women who have changed the world have never needed to show anything other than their intelligence"Rita Levi Montalcini 8 March is International Women's Day, a day to fight for the equality, participation and empowerment of women in all sectors of society.However, there are still stereotypes to overcome, one for example is trying to understand … Continue reading International Women’s Day 2022 -Pink Week

11 Feb-International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Being a woman scientist is a complicated task; even more so for those women who have had to make a place for themselves in the world of aerospace engineering, which has long been known as a male-dominated occupation and hobby.Our history has great examples of women who, through effort, enthusiasm, constant study and hard work, … Continue reading 11 Feb-International Day of Women and Girls in Science