29 September 2016 press releases

Moraliss-NERVA nanosatellite launcher project announced

Press Release

NERVA-1.png


The Romanian government, through the National Agency for Scientific Research, has began its sponsorship of NERVA, a Romanian orbital nanosatellite launcher. The launcher is currently in development by a joint team of professors and students from the Politehnica University in Bucharest and ADDA – the Association Dedicated to Development in Astronautics, directed by Dr. Radu Rugescu, professor of astronautics at UPB. The project is funded by a 3-year European Union grant. The project was cofounded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Competitiveness Operational Program. The MORALISS-NERVA contract began with NERVA and ORVEAL grants and continues to be open to international cooperation. Updates on the project will be available on Dr. Rugescu's page, through IAF and other public media channels used by NASR.


Popular articles

Popular articles

Many tens of thousands of man-made debris objects are in Earth orbit posing a dynamic collision risk to operational satellites and other debris. Opinion

Are we asking the right questions about space debris?

Diffuse, water-ice clouds, a hazy sky and a light breeze. Such might have read a weather forecast for the Tharsis volcanic region on Mars on 22 November 2016, when this image was taken by the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter. Space Science

When it comes to water Mars may not be the promised land

Liftoff off the OA-8 Antares-Cygnus cargo carrier with the Asgardia-1 satellite. Astronautics

Space nation's first orbiting satellite