|5 May 2016||
The Moon Mission Team Leader from Germany Meets VU Team of Young Scientists
This week Robert Böhme, the team leader of AUDI (Germany) mission to the moon, took the opportunity to meet the Lithuanian VU team – the VU startup “NanoAvionics“ upon arrival to Lithuania.
In the meantime, the Lithuanian team is preparing for the second space mission. They shared their experiences with R. Böhme, a moon rover designer from Germany and presented a model of the satellite LituanicaSAT-2, with a unique experimental rocket thrust system installed, which is going to significantly expand the use of small satellites. LituanicaSAT-2 satellite is planned for release into space in the second half of this year.
The moon rover designer R. Böhme stated that achievements of the VU team turn to be of great significance not only to Lithuania, but also to the global space industry. He also admitted that Lithuania is already famous for its high proficiency in IT, whereas, the second satellite developed by the VU team of young scientists proves a tremendous competence and potential once again.
|26 Oct 2015||
Value added by an exchange programme
Erasmus programme has helped over 3 million students to go abroad in the past 25 years. In 2014 the new Erasmus programme was launched by the European Commission – the Erasmus+. Does the name, which indicates the value added by the new programme live up to its promise?