Success Stories

Get your own satellite in space

11 October 2018

Having a great idea but you “just” need a satellite to bring your stuff into space? Apply to Open Cosmos` Call To Orbit competition, a joint partnership with ESA giving away free satellite development and launch support over the next year.

Boosting entrepreneurs in Baden-Württemberg with new ESA BIC

16 April 2018

The new ESA Business Incubation Centre (ESA BIC) will support entrepreneurs to develop business models from space technologies at two new locations in the German state of Baden-Württemberg: in Reutlingen and in the Friedrichshafen-Immenstadt area.

Open Cosmos Team

Open Cosmos: One-stop-shop to orbit

17 April 2018

Get into space with the ESA BIC start-up Open Cosmos solution: a satellite into orbit in 10 months from UK£500 000. Meet them at "The ESA Story - How new business models disrupt the space business" at the 34th Space Symposium in Colorado Spring, US

Top tomatoes thanks to Mars missions

11 April 2018

Next time you eat a tomato or sweet pepper, take a closer look, because there’s a good chance that its healthy appearance is thanks to one of US President Barack Obama’s speeches and ESA research for sending people on long-duration space missions.

Navigate through satnav with the ESA–JRC Summer School

6 April 2018

ESA–JRC Summer School on Global Navigation Satellite Systems is taking place in July and the 10-day course will cover all aspects of satellite navigation, up to and including the development of a potential satnav-based business.