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Space Exploration and the UN
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EXPLORE SPACE FOR BUSINESS INNOVATION!

The 2nd edition of the Space Exploration Masters is open for submissions now! The international innovation competition is scouting for new business ideas from 1 May until 31 July 2018. The Space Exploration Masters annually awards the best products, services, and business ideas providing concrete business opportunities to strengthen the benefits of Space Exploration to society. Thus, its mission is to exploit the large potential offered by Space Exploration for the creation of innovative applications and solutions. Initiated by the European Space Agency (ESA) in 2017, the Space Exploration Masters has become a main pillar to implement the goals of the ESA Space Exploration strategy.

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“When we go out and explore […] we need good technology, resilient systems and resources […]. Wherever we land we need […] your help […] to create benefits for the people on earth.”

ESA-Astronaut Matthias Maurer

“There’s never been a more exciting time in space exploration. […] when small companies can […] have their own space station. We believe seriously and passionately that we’re helping increase the access to space. […] How cool is that!”

Jeffrey Manber, CEO, NanoRacks

“[…] Exploration and use of resources […] enabler for […] businesses. It has the potential to reshape the whole space-related economy”

Etienne Schneider, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Economy of Luxembourg

“International and commercial cooperation is at the heart of
Europe’s space exploration vision”

David Parker, Director of Human and Robotic Exploration, ESA

“Every problem has a space solution”

Steve Lee, CEO, Astrosat