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World Space Week at Skoltech: an overview

Skoltech is hosting a number of events during the World Space Week, an annual international event from October 4 to October 10, 2020. This year’s theme is, “Satellites Improve Life”, and Skoltech has a lot to offer: here’s a guide to various events organized during the week by the Skoltech Space Center.

October 5: Skoltech researchers talk about the research that can be done with small satellites, as part of the high school competition On Duty for the Planet (in Russian)


October 7, 16.00-18.00: Skoltech Space Center weekly seminar, setting the stage for IAC 2020 (in English). Register at  

October 7 18:00: Skoltech online conference SATELLITES IMPROVE LIFE: HOW EXACTLY (in English)

The conference is aimed at uniting the professional community in satellite and digital technologies and particularly those who start their careers in this field or are interested in it. We will talk about the ways in which applied cosmonautics is developing today in Russia and beyond and discuss how exactly satellites are improving our life right now. Guest speakers include Skoltech alumni and industry professionals representing a wide range of career trajectories and choices in the space industry. 

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October 8, 19:00: an offline lecture by Anton Ivanov, head of the Skoltech Space Center, at the ARHE Cultural Center, titled The Space Revolutionaries: How Small Satellites Changed Space Exploration (in Russian). Claim your free ticket through the VK page, the Facebook page or at the ARHE Center website.

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