The Center for Advanced Aerospace Technologies (CATEC), based in Aeropolis Park in La Rinconada village of Sevilla, has manufactured the first 3D printed piece made in Spain. It will be sent into space, forming part of a satellite.
Enrique Castillo stopped working as an engineer in Barcelona (Spain) and returned to his home in Granada, Andalusia. He works as a line manager in Tecno-Alborán, a company which has developed some pieces for the European Space Agency. The company has participated in the ‘Galileo Galilei’ project, along with the Japanese Space Agency and the […]
He remembers that he wanted to study the outer space when he was a boy. Miguel Ángel López Valverde is an expert on Mars’ high atmosphere. He coordinates the European project Upwards from the Andalusian Institute of Astrophysics. Seven institutions from five different countries are part of this project. Miguel Ángel López Valverde has also […]
José Antonio Rodríguez Manfredi from Aznalcázar in Seville cried with happiness when Curiosity, the rover sent by NASA, touched the surface of Mars in 2012. And with good reason. Together with his team at the Spanish Astrobiology Centre, he invested years of work in the development of REMS, the system used by this robotised vehicle […]