The Space Exploration highlight 2018! The 2nd edition of the Space Exploration Masters culminated in a grand Awards Ceremony on 30 October 2018 in Bilbao, Spain.

The Space Exploration Masters extends and grows the NewSpace ecosystem with new players, partners and entrepreneurs.  The the community of innovators, startups, SMEs, researchers, industry leaders and space exploration enthusiasts – including ESA-Astronaut Matthias Maurer – came together to award the winners as the best problem solvers in 7 different categories. They were honoured by renowned speakers representing world-class institutional and industrial partners.

This festive event took place during ESA’s Space for Inspiration Conference in Bilbao, Spain. Guests got the chance to connect with bright problem-solvers, tech industry visionaries, policy makers, high management and investors willing to advance space exploration.

Download the 2018 results brochure and browse through the descriptions of all awarded innovations, statistics, voices from our partners, and the expert jury. Discover the vast variety of the competition’s insights.

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If you didn’t make it to Bilbao, you can watch our Awards Ceremony online and replay the live stream!