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UKSEDS – Open Cosmos Satellite Design Competition Announcement

The UK Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (UKSEDS), Open Cosmos and Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) are proud to announce the third edition of the annual Satellite Design Competition.

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IEEC 4DCube third winner of the Open Cosmos, ESA Business Applications and ESA Space Solutions “Call to Orbit” competition

The third winner of the Call to Orbit competition is a space debris mapping project by the Institute of Space Studies of Catalonia (IEEC). The team of 4DCube are proposing an unprecedented approach to detect and track small-sized and composite debris, which pose a serious risk for orbiting spacecraft. These small pieces of space junk are not being detected by other debris-associated projects, while at the same time small debris is considered a major concern, due to their large number and their often significant orbital velocities.

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Delox becomes second winner of the Open Cosmos, ESA Business Applications and ESA Space Solutions “Call to Orbit” competition

Born in the Science Faculty of the University of Lisbon (FCUL) in Portugal in June 2018, Delox was created as a spin-off startup company, on top of more than seven years of research. Delox designs and develops a new generation of bio-decontamination devices, thought to fight all microorganisms, based on new proprietary technology. Bio-decontamination is critically important for health care services on Earth, but equally for space applications, especially in the light of planetary protection.

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Space is easier than you think – find out in our webinar series!

After the success of the first series in June 2019, Open Cosmos announces a second set of webinars in September 2019, aimed at showing you that designing a space mission is not as difficult as you may think.

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Open Cosmos named Hottest SpaceTech Startup of 2019

Last night, Open Cosmos left The Europas Tech Startup awards with the title of ‘Hottest SpaceTech Startup of 2019’.

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Get your own satellite in space

Having a great idea but you "just" need a satellite to bring your assets into space? Now it's your chance. Apply to ESA BIC UK alumnus Open Cosmos` Call To Orbit competition, a joint partnership with ESA giving away free payload development and qualification support over the next year.

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