“IGLUNA 2021 student projects: Outcome and next steps” – Webinar

23 September 2021, online: During this webinar, the IGLUNA 2021 student teams will pitch their projects, sharing their Field Campaign results and next steps. Join us to interact with all the student teams and get to know their projects, expand your network, share your expertise, and explore potential collaborations with the students!

Webinar “Experience and Outlook on IOD in Switzerland”

8 September 2021 at 16.00 CET, online: Speakers:

  • Fabien Droz, Head of Instrumentation Activity at CSEM SA, “Why invest in an IOD?” /
  • Reto Muff, Chief Technical Officer at Thales Alenia Space Switzerland Ltd, “IOD of an Optical Freespace Communication System for Small Satellites” /
  • Veronica La Regina, CEO – Nanoracks Space Outpost Europe srl, “Affordable and valuable IoD/IoV for your business: how to work with Nanoracks Europe”.

Restricted to the Space Innovation members.

Scientifica 2021

4-5.09, Zürich: “Can humans survive on other planets, and if so, how?” Space Innovation is taking part this year again in the Zürich Science Days on the topic of Life on other planets. The 2021 edition of Scientifica aims to show how nature inspires research and how we perceive and shape nature and culture. The event  is taking place in several locations of the ETH Zürich and University of Zürich (UZH) campuses.

Space Innovation in St-Luc for the OFXB Anniversary

31.07-1.08 : After a restricted edition in 2020, St-Luc (Valais) is celebrating this year for an entire week the anniversary of its observatory with events such as a conference with Michel Mayor, sun observations and an exhibition. We have been invited to conduct an activity for families consisting of building and launching paper rockets.

The third IGLUNA edition goes hybrid – in Lucerne and online

16-25 July: The Field Campaign of the third edition of IGLUNA will take place this year in a hybrid way. Some student teams will travel to Switzerland and meet in Lucerne, while the others will join online from their respective countries. From 16 to 25 July, they will have the task of testing and demonstrating the technologies they developed during the 2020-2021 academic year around the theme “A space habitat with remote operations”.

Swiss Trainees at ESA – Webinar

9 June 2021, online. Join us to learn about the exciting projects of our three Swiss trainees selected in 2019 to work at the European Space Agency. Lorenz Affentranger (ESTEC), Timon Schild (Spaceship EAC) and Cyrill Knüsel (ESOC) will share their experience on the missions and studies they are currently working on.

#CASSINI Hackathon

18-20 June 2021, online. Join the first CASSINI Hackathon and start digitising our green spaces! The event is taking place simultaneously throughout 10 European countries. Initiative launched by the European Commission, Swiss edition coordinated by Space4Impact.

#PLASUS21 Workshop

29 April 2021, online. The workshop #PLASUS21 – „Planetary Sustainability 21: Challenges, Opportunities and Necessities” connects space & global sustainability, key space actors and sustainability thinkers. Speakers from the Space4Impact initiative, EPFL, Universities of Bern and Zürich, ClearSpace, Eawag, Federal Department for Foreign Affairs and more. Registration mandatory.

ESA Astronaut Selection – Swiss national Event

27 April 2021, online. The Swiss Space Office of the SERI and ESA are organizing a national event to provide potential applicants from Switzerland with details about the requirements and the application process. Two astronauts will share their experiences during their space missions and the training, and in general talk about the daily life of an astronaut, both in space and on Earth. Followed by a Q&A session.


17-19 March 2021, online. The first European event around cybersecurity for commercial space, co-organized by CYSEC and AP-Swiss, gathering leading players to discuss challenges and solutions related to cyber risks in Space. With the participation of our colleague Julien Bonnaud, Friday 19 March, 14.00.