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