The Romanian Space Agency (ROSA), as the leading organisation of the Research, Development and Innovation Programme for Space Technology and Advanced Research – STAR, approved by Law no. 262/2011 for the ratification of the Agreement between Romania and the European Space Agency (ESA) and Decision of the President of A.N.C.S. no.9031/23.02.2012, announces the extension of the project submissions deadline for the C3-2016 competition. The 10 May 2016 deadline has been updated to 27 May 2016 (Decision of the President of A.N.C.S. no.9212/28.04.2016).
The second Sentinel-1 satellite – Sentinel-1B – was launched today to provide more ‘radar vision’ for Europe’s environmental Copernicus programme.
It is with regret that the Romanian Space Agency (ROSA) announces that Dr. Nicolas Mateesco Matte passed away on 13 April 2016, at the age of 102. Born in Craiova, on 3 December 1913, Nicolas Mateesco Matte contributed to the development and better knowledge of international air law.
Sentinel-1B, the second satellite of the Sentinel-1 mission, will be launched on 22 April at 21:02 GMT. The launch will take place from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana. The event can be followed on online platforms.