Locked content Polish suborbital rocket makes first successful flight

The first suborbital flight of 15 km was carried out on the military range in Drawsko Pomorskie (Zachodniopomorskie), the Polish Space Agency announced on Tuesday. The BIGOS 4 rocket test went very smoothly, SpaceForest announced. The test was carried out on Sunday. Its aim was to verify the aerodyn...

Locked content Consultations of National Space Program begin

National Space Program consultations, joining efforts for development and implementation of products for the Polish space industry, begin this week, Maciej Misiura from Polish Space Agency said. He reminded that the Polish space sector aims to reach 3 percent of the European by 2030. “We hope ...

Locked content Polish and Israeli Space Agencies strengthen cooperation

Polish Space Agency signed a letter of intent with Israeli Space Agency.   The Agencies will cooperate for the projects in areas such as robotics, advanced sensors or satellite systems and subsystems. “Israel is a valuable partner – as the world’s third most innovative economy, the internation...

Space 4.0: All under one sky

On April 2, the Falcon 9 rocket was launched by Space X from Cape Canaveral in Florida. Unlike the rocket launches of the 1960s, few people even registered the event and even fewer knew that Poland was involved in manufacturing its components. Poland’s space exploits are not something you read about...

Start small, think big

While not yet a major league player, Poland has found its place in the European space industry and is quickly catching up. It can already boast some of the most advanced ground penetration systems in the world. Satellite data processing, space debris tracking, and even space mining could one day bec...

Locked content Poland space program with a PLN 1.4 bln budget

The Polish National Space Program developed by the Polish Space Agency (PAK) has been set at PLN 1.429 billion over the next eight years. It includes works on the development of Polish satellite system as well as support schemes for the private sector, research units, public administration and non-g...

Locked content NIK criticizes the Polish Space Agency

Poland’s Supreme Audit Office (NIK) has negatively assessed the Polish Space Agency. “Expenses exceeded the allotted plan, airplane tickets were purchased without proper procedures, and the work of external experts ordered by the Agency was not properly assessed and verified,” NIK head Krzyszt...

Locked content Polish Space Agency with up to €100 mln budget

The Polish Space Agency (Polska Agencja Kosmiczna) will start its operational work in fall, according to Maciej Banaszkiewicz, the head of the agency. The institution’s annual budget may reach €100 million. “We will receive €30 million from the European Space Agency (ESA), €10 million fr...

Locked content Polish Space Agency will be based in Gdańsk

The Polish Space Agency (Polska Agencja Kosmiczna) will start to operate at the beginning of March in the Gdańsk Science and Technology Park, head of the agency informed. The representatives of the agency and the Pomeranian Special Economic Zone, as well as the authorities of Gdańsk signed a letter ...

Locked content Warsaw firms ink contracts with European Space Agency

Poland is a member of the European Space Agency since 2012. Recently, 13 Warsaw-based tech firms have signed contracts with the ESA. Eric Morel of the ESA said that the new contracts are bound to give birth to new jobs. The Philae lander includes a measuring unit that was developed by the Polish Spa...