BMSTU, SM,YSC, supported by RSA, organised Educational Europe Tour 18-29 August for 40 students study space science and space technologies.
During the trip participants visited German Aerospace Center (DLR) and The European Astronaut Center (EAC), Cologne (Germany), The European Space Research and Technology Center (ESTEC), Noordwijk (Netherlands) and Aerospace Museum Le Bourget, Paris (France).
In DLR we met Mr. Klaus Berge, Space Projects Director, who presented DLR programs and projects, Mr. Sergei Teselkin, Russian Space Agency Representative in Germany, Prof. Dr. Rupert Gerzer, Director of the Institute of Aerospace Medicine
After the welcome meeting students had facility tour in DLR. "Matreshka" experiment (research of radiation influence on human organs in space) was presented. The experiment will be implemented on ISS (Zvezda module) in 2 years. The EAC specialists demonstrated the training facilities for all ISS astronauts on ESA flight elements and payloads.
National Aerospace Museum Le Bourget gave us a fresh look on space and aviation development history.
We had very interesting cultural program. We remembered to see Louvre and Notre Dam cathedral, Eiffel Tower and Fragonard Parfum Museum