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Vega SSMS PoC Launch on 3/9/2020

The Vega PoC (Proof-of-Concept) mission has been successfully launched and completed on 3rd September 2020. This mission is notable for two reasons: It is the first mission of the SSMS (Small Spacecraft Mission Service) modular carbon-fibre dispenser, a program initiated by ESA in 2016, with the contribution of the European Commission It provided the launch services for UPMSat-2, the 1st selected IOD/IOV (In-Orbit-Demonstration/In-Orbit-Validation) experiment More information on

3 September 2020

Space in the Green Deal Call

Space research and innovation have a big role...

1 September 2020

ESA EMITS Tender for Aggregation of 13 IOD/IOV Experiments on Spacecraft(s) – Deadline Extended

The ESA EMITS Tender for Aggregation of 13...

26 August 2020

myGalileoDrone Competition

The contest is targeting the design and development...

29 July 2020

ESA and the Sustainable Development Goals

The European Space Agency has launched a new...

29 July 2020

Upcoming Events

On behalf of the European Commission COSMOS2020plus organises the official international information days on the yearly Horizon 2020 Space calls and (co-)organises each year several regional information events all over Europe.
Below you find a selection of upcoming space related events and conferences taking place in Europe.
More events can be found in the events section of the website.

22 September 2020
European Research and Innovation Days 2020
28 September 2020
ESA Earth Observation Φ-WEEK 2020
28 September 2020
14th ESPI Autumn Conference

National space

Get country-specific information on the institutions providing support for Space in H2020, on national space players and more.