Portugal Space news

Portugal Space has recently taken a few more steps in international cooperation for space exploration. During the Paris Air Show, several protocols were signed, while the Portuguese space agency and ESA completed another phase of the European launch program from the Azores platform. The objective is to collaborate with Portugal in the specialized technical support in the launching of micro satellites.

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The astronaut João Lousada and the AMADEE-18

He’s one of the three Portuguese astronauts.

One of the biggest challenges of is career up until now was the AMADEE-18 project, a Mars simulation on Earth.

The National Geographic was there and shows us how it all went.

Ele é um dos três astronautas portugueses.
Um dos maiores desafios da carreira até agora foi o projeto AMADEE-18, uma simulação de Marte na Terra.
A National Geographic estava lá e nos mostra como tudo aconteceu.

Portugal e China oficializam fabrico de satélites – Portugal and China make satellite manufacturing official (PT/EN)

Portugal and China make satellite manufacturing official

Portugal and China celebrated this week the agreement that will allow the two countries to produce microsatellites. The planned investment is 50 million euros and involves the installation of two factories in the North of Portugal.
The plants are expected to open in the first quarter of 2019.