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Arcanum Mission / Conex Research

We are currently working on the Arcanum mission, an L-class spacecraft consisting of an orbiter and space telescope around Neptune called Somerville and landers for Triton, including the soft lander Bingham as well as two penetrators.

Model Rocket Engine / Lboro Space

Home, away from home. Loughborough University is a wonderful place to meet people from around the world. Besides a great study environment, the students union offers a lot of societies such as Loughborough Space, where we were building the rocket engine for Chimera in 2018/19.

RUBIKS / Alpbach Summer School

The RUBIKS "Reconstruction of Undercrust Behaviour with Interconnected (K)cubeSats" mission proposal has the purpose to investigate mantle composition and dynamics - particularly mantle plume formation and their role in plate tectonics of the Earth. It is a joint mission for the magnetic field and gravity field.


Alpach Summer School 2019

Christina was part of Alpbach Summer School with the topic "Geophysics from Space using Micro- or Nano-Satellite Constellations". The designed mission is called RUBIKS - Reconstruction of Undercrust Behaviour with Interconnected (K)cubeSats and got awarded the most innovative mission.

NSSC 2019

The National Student Space Conference took place in the University of Edinburgh on 2 & 3 March 2019. Loughborough Space got awarded UKSEDS Branch of the Year.

SpaceUp Leicester 2018

The topics of the unconference in Leicester reached from space architecture to space art, to rockets, cubesats, earth observation data and space colonisation.

Copernicus Data Hackathon 2016

The first Copernicus Earth Observation Data Hackathon in Vienna was hosted by INITS on 4&5 November 2016. The BeeAwesome team focused on detecting areas where bees can live healthy. Away from pesticides and agricultural landscapes. de: Read Die Satellitenbild-Hacker kommen from DerStandard.

ASE29 2016

The students day at ASE XXIX Planetary Congress was on 03-07 Oct 2016 in Siemens City Vienna. The first Austrian astronaut Franz Viehböck gave a welcome speech, followed by stories about life in space from NASA astronauts and talks about Mars missions.