Science Honours Academy


18 December 2020

Virtual national trip: European Space Research and Technology Centre

For the first National Trip of the year, the National Trip Committee invites you to join a virtual national trip to the European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC), located in Noordwijk. ESTEC is the main technology development and test centre of the European Space Agency (ESA). ESA is an organisation of 22 European member states that is dedicated to the exploration of space. This event will take place in Microsoft Teams on Friday the 18th of December 2020

The program of this trip includes: 

  • Introduction to ESA and ESTEC 
  • Talk about some of ESA’s projects, including the following topics: “Robotics for Moon and Mars”, “Astronaut food & nutrition” and “Spin-offs from space tech”
  • Interactive sessions in small groups 
  • Live Q&A-session with the presenters