SATLANTIS is organizing the Course “Competitive opportunities for Spanish New Space: Technology, impact and society”, to be held as part of the academic programme of the Menéndez Pelayo International University with the support of Enagás on 13, 14 and 15 July at the Palacio de la Magdalena in Santander (Spain).

This New Space event – under the direction of Juan Tomás Hernani, CEO of SATLANTIS and Rafael Guzmán, Professor of Astrophysics at the University of Florida, with Álvaro Giménez, CSIC Professor and former ESA Director of Science, as Course Secretary – will gather a great number of key personalities from ESA, the European Commission and NASA, the Spanish SG for Industry (MINCOTUR), SG for Innovation, SG for Ecological Transition, the Head of Cabinet of the Deputy General of Bizkaia, Diputación Foral Bizkaia, from CDTI, CSIC, ENAGAS, ICGC, INTA, INDRA, IAC, Lantik SAMP, the Spanish Space Research Plan, Syracuse University (NY), and from the space companies ALEN Space, ALTER GROUP, APCO Technologies, DEIMOS, DFB, DHV, GEOSAT, GMV, HISPASAT, ICEYE, KSAT, OHB-SWEDEN , PANGEA Aerospace, PLD, SATELIOT, SATLANTIS, STARTICAL, TERRABOTICS.

In addition to the opportunity to participate in an extensive and up-to-date programme on scientific discoveries and space technology with representatives of high-level public entities and the most promising European SMEs, there will be unprecedented dialogues such as the one between NASA astronaut Terry Virts and the students.

DAY 1 – Technology and Industry

The conference involves the main actors of space technology in Spain, together with international high-level participation, creating a forum for debate to stimulate collaboration between agents and manufacturers of Tier-2 components. In addition, the invitation is extended to the public sector, in order to bring these opportunities closer to their industrial policy decisions and to discuss about the future of space also in the scenarios of EU recovery funds.

DAY 2 – Impact of Space

Cutting-edge Space Programs, Data Spaces, scientific discoveries, and many more innovative projects and their impact into society.

DAY 3 – Space and Society

A day dedicated to inspiring university students, secondary school students and the general public, based on the proposals and challenges that the space sector throws at us.

  • Check out the COURSE PROGRAM
  • You can choose whether to attend in person or virtually, sign up with the Code 656M – New Space at the UIMP Portal