Gdańsk University of Technology students will conduct a space experiment, in which they will investigate the vibrations and heat flow during the flight of a suborbital rocket. The project will be carried out in cooperation with the European Space Agency.
There are about 230 entities associated with the Polish space sector, for about 40 of which space activities are the main revenue source. In ten years, this number may increase by 15-20 percent, which will be a great success of our industry - told PAP Marta Wachowicz from the Polish Space Agency.
Efforts to carry out a technological mission based on the HyperSat platform and testing equipment for satellite Earth imaging are the subjects of an agreement signed by Creotech Instruments and Scanway. Satellite could provide images with a resolution of less than 1 meter per pixel.
The Polish Space Agency has developed a draft National Space Program, which will be an executive tool of the Polish Space Strategy, part of the Strategy for Responsible Development. The budget of activities planned for 8 years will amount to PLN 1 billion 429 million - announced the Polish Space Agency.
Solar storms involve ejecting huge amounts of energy and matter into space. This can have disastrous consequences for earth electronics and telecommunications. The knowledge about the processes taking place on the Sun is expected to be broadened by the ESA mission, in which Polish researchers participate.