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News 28 February 2020
Participants to the Ecsite Space Group Annual Meeting visit the Phi Experience.

On 27-28 January 2020, ESA/ESRIN welcomed 46 participants representing science engagement organisations from 11 different countries, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency. They gathered in Frascati, Rome for the two-day Annual Meeting of the Ecsite Space Group.

Highlights of the first day of the workshop included keynote addresses on ESA's next missions and milestones, and communication strategy and planning. Participants also visited the interactive Phi experience and discussed Earth Observation in the context of the climate change crisis.

Workshop 27 January 2020 - 28 January 2020
Armillary sphere in ESRIN. Copyright ESA-S. Corvaja

The Ecsite Space Group invites you to join its Annual Meeting hosted by ESRIN, ESA’s Centre for Earth Observation in Frascati, Rome (Italy), on 27-28 January 2020. Expect to go behind the scenes at the Earth Observation multimedia centre, and to network and exchange with peers from all over Europe.

News 5 September 2019
Ecsite Space Group pre-conference workshop, 5 June 2019, Copenhagen, Denmark

Couldn’t join us in Copenhagen for the 2019 edition of the Ecsite Annual Conference? Catch up with the Ecsite Space Group’s activities with these two reports.

News 11 February 2019
Participants at the Ecsite Space Group Annual Meeting 2018

This report from the Ecsite Space Group's Annual Meeting brings you news about the latest developments in the field, new resources and more.

Workshop 30 January 2019 - 31 January 2019
Columbus Earth Center, Kerkrade, Netherlands

The Ecsite Space Group cordially invites all interested participants to join the Space Group Annual Meeting hosted by the Columbus Earth Center in Kerkrade, the Netherlands, on 30-31 January 2019. Participants can expect two days of energising exchanges, networking and building partnerships.

News 28 September 2018
Participants to the Ecsite Space Group pre-conference workshop visit the Observatory at Sauverny, Department of Astronomy, University of Geneva. Copyright Sylviane Blum CSH University of Bern

A handy summary of space-related sessions at the Ecsite Annual Conference 2018, courtesy of the Ecsite Space Group

News 11 May 2018
Michel Mayor ©Rita Scaglia/University of Geneva & Claude Nicollier

We are thrilled to announce that this year's Ecsite Space Group's pre-conference workshop in at the Ecsite Annual Conference 2018 in Geneva will feature two very exciting speakers from the Swiss Space community: Claude Nicollier, former Swiss ESA astronaut, and Michel Mayor, discoverer of the first extrasolar planet 51 Pegasi b.

Consult the pre-conference workshop programme here.

News 10 January 2018
Participants at the Ecsite Space Group Annual Meeting, 27 November 2017, ESA/ESAC, Spain

Look back to the Space Group's two-day Annual Meeting hosted by ESAC, ESA's European Space Astronomy Centre, in November 2017.

Workshop 27 November 2017 - 28 November 2017
Aerial view of the European Space Astronomy Centre in Villafranca, Madrid, Spain. Copyright ESA - S. Corvaja

The Ecsite Space Group invites you to join its Annual Meeting hosted by the European Space Astronomy Centre, Spain, on 27-28 November 2017

News 12 July 2017

You couldn’t join the Space Group in Porto during the Ecsite Annual Conference 2017? Download our reports to read about two intense days of exchanges and collaborative work aimed at furthering communication about space.

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