Archives de l’année : 2013


Reserved seating on CNES Hangouts

Remember when Séverine Klein told us during the kick-off event that the CNES Google+ page would soon be online? Well, we have some good news for you today… The first three CNES Hangouts are already planned! For each hangout there will be 4 or 5 participants, plus an expert and […]


A bit of Twitter statistics

We set up some twitter statistics tools before the event on different websites, and if you’re interested in those, feel free to check out the links to the reports. I do think these numbers are rather on the conservative side! Indeed, they only count the #SpaceUp and #Ariane6 hashtags, not […]


Thank YOU!

“Most of all, I would like to thank all of you for making this not an unsuccessful conference… but a successful unconference! We really need to continue like this; go forward, invent, discover… and let’s SpaceUp!”     – extract from Tanguy’s Thank You speech, made on behalf of the […]


Introducing our main sponsor… ESA

The SpaceUp Paris organising team would like to especially thank the European Space Agency for hosting the event and being the most important contributor! The European Space Agency (ESA) is Europe’s gateway to space. ESA is an intergovernmental organisation, created in 1975, with the mission to shape the development of […]


Introducing our sponsor… CNES

The Centre National d’Études Spatiales (CNES) is the french space agency, and they’re doing us the great honor of hosting especially for us tonight a kick-off event on Ariane 6, the future european launcher! Indeed, CNES is a pivotal player in Europe’s space programme, and a major source of initiatives and proposals […]


Introducing Gaia, ESA’s next astronometry mission

We’re very pleased to have two SpaceUp participants working on the Gaia project, ESA’s astronometry mission launching mid-september. Isabelle is french, works for Astrium and is responsible for quality insurance for the Gaia spacecraft assembly and tests phases in Toulouse. Torgeir is norwegian (he’s our only norwegian participant!) and will explain […]


Friday night drinks

The event at CNES Launchers Directorate will end at 8:00pm after some networking around a light buffet.  If you want to prolong the evening with your fellow spacetweeps, you can join the group going to a nearby bar, the InOut. It is a 10mns walk from the CNES premises, and […]


Introducing our sponsor… Ciel & Espace

For our non-french-speaking participants, note that Ciel & Espace is a monthly magazine and a website, on which you will also find podcasts. Ciel & Espace literally translates as Sky & Space, so if you’re into those subjects and remember some of your high-school french, take a look! www.cieletespace.fr