On 14 February, the Ariane 5 launcher marked its first launch of the year, which transported the Sky Brasil-1 and Telkom-3S telecom satellites on the Earth’s orbit.
14 February 2017, the city of Luxembourg today hosted international leaders to launch Asteroid Day 2017, a UN sanctioned global day, organised with the purpose to raise awareness about asteroids and in particular how we protect Earth from dangerous impacts. Marius-Ioan Piso, President of the Romanian Space Agency (ROSA), participated at the event, announcing the fact that ROSA joined the project as a partner and talked about Romania's involvement in global efforts for planetary defence.
Since the last quarter of 2016, The Romanian Space Agency (ROSA) is one of the founding members of the Copernicus Academy, a European Commission initiative, part of the Copernicus User Uptake activities.
The Romanian Space Agency (ROSA) wishes you Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!