Six projects related to the construction of micro- and nanosatellites are being pursued in Poland, and two satellites: PW-Sat2 and ICEYE-X2 have been launched into Earth orbit - the Polish Space Agency reminds in a release.
A device that monitors selected emotions, such as fear and the level of relaxation and stress with 99% accuracy has been developed for the European Space Agency (ESA) by Polish companies. It may be useful to astronauts, but also to uniformed services and sportsmen.
Polish scientists and engineers are working on devices that will study the moons of Jupiter during the JUICE mission of the European Space Agency (ESA). "This is proof that Polish science and economy can do more than just conquer European markets" - commented Deputy Prime Minister Jarosław Gowin.
In a letter addressed to U.S. President Donald Trump, representatives of the citizens` initiative led by Lech Wałęsa called for the inclusion of a Polish astronaut in NASA`s manned space missions. "A joint manned space flight would be an emphatic highlight of friendship between nations" - the letter reads.
Researchers studying the brightening of a binary system pointed X-ray observatories Swift and Chandra at the phenomenon. As a result, they discovered a new mechanism of X-ray production in the so-called cataclysmic variables. The discovery was made with the participation of astronomers from the Astronomical Observatory of the University of Warsaw.
It`s time to create a program that will allow the Polish space market to grow. The Polish Space Agency is preparing it in cooperation with ministries. The program is expected to help Polish entities to further develop, so that they can fulfil the main objective of the Polish Space Strategy - account for 3% of the total space sector in Europe by 2030, the head of POLSA, Dr. Grzegorz Brona told PAP.