Right after our exam we took a plane to Madrid. Today we had the opportunity to visit a center of the Eurpoean Space Agency (ESA). We visited the European Space Astronomy Center (ESAC). ESAC is a space science center located in Villanueva de la Cañada and conducts the operations for space-telescope and planetary missions. This site also has a castle ruin from the 15th century. How cool is that?!
Tomorrow I will be attending a site visit to Instituto Nacional de Tecnica Aeroespacial, or the National Institute of Aerospace Technology (INTA). INTA is a public institution specializing in aeronautics and aerospace research and development.
Tuesday, July 29, 2008
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Cool stuff! I'd love to be able to visit all of these 'space places'!
wow..getting to know so much through your visits to all these places...keep us informed!!!
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