Monthly Archives: March 2017

iCubeSat 2017 abstracts due this Saturday, 1st April 2017

With attendees registered from companies, space agencies and universities from more than 20 countries on five continents (so far!), we’re looking forward to another exciting iCubeSat – iCubeSat 2017, the 6th Interplanetary CubeSat Workshop, being held at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom on the 30-31 May this year.

Abstracts are due 1st April (this Saturday), so if you haven’t already submitted yours, please do so today via:

We are getting close to capacity of our venue, so please register as soon as possible via:

To ensure you have a place at the workshop as we will have to close / wait list registrations once we reach capacity. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email or check out the conference website at:

We look forward to seeing you in Cambridge in May!

iCubeSat 2017 Organising Committee /

Vega Flight Opportunity for Multiple Small Satellites

“Europe’s Vega small launcher is set to demonstrate its extended capability to deploy multiple light satellites using its new versatile Small Satellites Mission Service (SSMS) dispenser, in the second half of 2018.”

“Potential customers, be they European public-sector organisations or other entities, are invited to respond to the joint ESA and European Commission Announcement of Opportunity, which can be downloaded here together with its questionnaire, by 31 March.”

More here!

Best, UKCF Team

Master & PhD: Attend ESA Training on Product Assurance & Safety

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Master and PhD students to attend an ESA training course on Product Assurance and Safety (PA&S).

Event:Product Assurance and Safety Training Course
Dates: Monday 12 to Thursday 15 June 2017
Location: ESA Academy – Training and Learning Centre, ESA Redu Centre, Belgium
Application deadline: 24 April 2017

Best, UKCF Team