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SATLANTIS sponsored Starmus VI Festival

SATLANTIS has been a Sponsor of the major International Scientific Festival STARMUS VI, which is one of the most prestigious world-famous event on Science, Technology and Music, that was celebrated in Yerevan, Armenia, in front of over 6000 attendees.

Since 2011, the Starmus Festival has delivered a combination of science, art and music and SATLANTIS team joined this year’s edition “Starmus. 50 years on Mars” on September 5-10, 2022, proud to contribute to such a major event dedicated to science, arts and innovation.

Within the framework of the Starmus festival, SATLANTIS also sponsored the Stephen Hawking gold Medal for Science Communication awarded to Brian May, the famous astrophysicist and Queen guitarist during the Festival and a second Medal, awarded to the English primatologist Jane Goodall, the famous researcher on chimpanzees’ behaviour.

During his lecture, SATLANTIS CEO Juan Tomás Hernani said that “The number of satellites has increased 6 times during the last years. The increase was expected, but this number is more than we were expecting. We expect private satellites’ number to increase in the coming years.” 

Only 6 months after signature, Armenia is now in the club of the Space countries, and ready to execute a long-term strategy, structuring a NewSpace ecosystem in the Country that needed such a motivation to quickly start. “We are very proud to have sponsored the Starmus event, and enlarged the impact generated by the launch of the first Earth Observation satellite for Armenia, called Armsat_1”, stated Hernani during his lecture at STARMUS Festival.