DART mission: a milestone in the planetary defense program

DART (Double Asteroid Redirection Test) is a planetary defence project. It uses a smashing collision with an asteroid to alter its trajectory, and it will be the first demonstration of the kinetic impactor technique to change the course of an asteroid in space.  DART is a spacecraft designed to impact an asteroid as a test …

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Five reasons why Space Architecture is the future

1- The Earth will become uninhabitable “New altitude data triples estimates of global vulnerability to rising sea levels and coastal floods” 1. This is confirmed by Climate Central in a study published in the journal Nature Communications, which claims that by 2050 sea levels will rise and flood most continents, especially Asian ones, endangering the …

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Mars exploration: two upcoming webinars from JPL!

Dear Space lovers, in May’s edition of our Newsletters, we posted an article regarding the first-time-ever creation of water on the surface of Mars. We try our best to emphasize the importance of Mars in the domain of space exploration and space missions. But why Mars? The answer is pretty simple: Mars is a valuable …

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An all-civilian space mission: Inspiration4!

A new era for space exploration and research has begun: humans are now starting to embrace a whole new set of thoughts towards the universe and are becoming more and more involved in space-related topics, as they are now a fundamental part of everyday life. Hope, prosperity, curiosity, determination, passion, ambition: these are the principles …

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PoliSpace Turnover Ceremony

Event Details: On Friday 8/10/2021 there will be the PoliSpace Turnover Ceremony! During the evening you will see the medal handover from the outgoing to the incoming Head Department. Moreover, you will assist to the presentation of the incoming President, Treasurer and Secretary of Polispace for the new academic year. After that, we will have fun together for …

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Soon, we may have another member, Planet 9, joining our solar club!

As we all know – in August 2006, the back-then so-called planet “Pluto” was downgraded to being just a ‘dwarf planet’ and it was no longer considered to be a planet as it did not meet the three criteria that the International Astronomical Union (IAU) uses to define a full-sized planet. The three criteria are …

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Rafting with PoliSpace!

Event Details: After an adrenaline-filled GoKart race, PoliSpace offers you a new initiative in the name of speed! Take part and live a magical experience of Rafting on the waters of the Adda river in Valtellina! We will depart in the morning from Bovisa Politecnico train station’s parking lot (campus Bovisa) and travel by private …

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