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  • ASTI 0

    Robot Science in Burgos

    On 12 May last Burgos showed its most technological face to the world, hosting the 2nd Asti Robotics Challenge in the Human Evaluation Museum (Museo de la Evaluacion Humana: MEH). This second collaborative mobile robotics challenge outstripped the attendance figure of the previous ...
  • CANSAT 0

    Soda-can-sized space science

    From 4 to 6 May GMV once more collaborated in the Spanish leg of the CanSat competition, the 2nd CanSat Caesaraugusta, attracting a total participation of nearly 100 high-school pupils. What exactly is CanSat? Well, it’s a small-scale satellite prototype that has to meet some ...
  • MRS I

    GMV working towards the next phase of Mars exploration

    Ten years after the inaugural conference the 2nd International Mars Sample Return Conference (MRS) was held in the German capital from 25 to 27 April, co-hosted by ESA and CNES in cooperation with NASA and the International Mars Exploration Working Group (IMEWG) and attracting over ...
  • Sentinel 3B_0

    Seventh satellite-launch of the Sentinel Earth Observation constellation

    At 17:57 GMT on 25 April the Sentinel-3B satellite, just like its twin satellite Sentinel-3A back in February 2016, was blasted into space onboard a Rockot launch vehicle from Russia’s Plesetsk Cosmodrome. This is the seventh launch of the Copernicus program’s constellation.. ...
  • Robolid 0

    Robotics competition in Castilla y León

    About this time every year Castilla y León’s most important robotics and electronics show comes around. The sixth Robolid competition, backed by Valladolid University’s Microbiotics Association (AMUVa in Spanish initials) was held from Monday 16 April to Friday 20 April. The ...
  • AIGRIS

    Robotics for more efficient cities

    The French Robotic Cup (Coupe de France de Robotique) is one of France’s best known and most longstanding annual competitions. The challenge is to build a robot in 9 months from the moment each year’s goal is set, then vying with other robots to win a berth in the European ...
  • UC3M

    GMV shares its space-engineering experience at UC3M

    The Madrid university called Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (shortened to UC3M) offers its students a yearly cycle of technical lectures to broaden their knowledge of various matters. For several days at the beginning of the academic year 2017/18 several expert speakers addressed ...
  • Satellite 0

    GMV once more attends the international satellite event, SATELLITE 2018

    From 12 to 15 March the Walter Edward Washington Convention Center in Washington D.C. hosted the world’s most important satellite-technology event, SATELLITE 2018, bringing together representatives from the top telecommunications-satellite companies. This crucial sector nowadays ...
  • MySustainableForest 0

    First users’ meeting of the H2020 MySustainableForest project

    On 13 March Brussel’s “European Forestry House” hosted the first users’ meeting of the H2020 MySustainableForest project, led by GMV. The project is developing sustainable-forestry services to be put through their paces in Mediterranean, Atlantic and continental ...
  • Africultures I

    GMV presents its H2020, AfriCultuReS project at ESRIN

    On 5 and 6 March, invited by the European Space Agency, GMV went to ESA-ESRIN’s site in Frascati, Italy, to present the AfriCultuReS project (Enhancing Food Security in African Agricultural Systems with the support of Remote Sensing) at the second “EO for Food Security ...