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.
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.
Setting up a future lunar base could be made by using a 3D printer to build it by using lunar soil. Hear ESA engineer Tommaso Ghidini exciting talk about 3D printing both in space and on Earth, and how it can revolutionize the world.
Norwegian company Zaptec has created the world’s first portable charger to power up electric cars anywhere, anytime, by transferring technology developed for ESA for a drill for probing Mars, the Moon and asteroids.
The technology comes from the Czech republic. It was developped by Czech branch of international engineering software company and it covers technical consulting based on simulation and noise management optimization on/inside of the structures in the digital prototype phase.
Precision farming is set to become even more precise with a new camera drawing on satellite imaging. Thanks to research with ESA on new cameras, hyperspectral cameras flying on drones are now able to see details as small as 4–5 cm.