Tag: ManSat

Manxman Chris Stott appointed President of SSPI

Manxman Chris Stott appointed President of SSPI

| March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

ManSat Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Chris Stott has been appointed President of the Society of Satellite Professionals International, the satellite industry’s largest global professional association. The announcement was made last week in Washington DC during the industry’s largest annual gathering, the Satellite 2014 conference. Chris, who has been a member of the SSPI for […]

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Students find ‘Spirit of Innovation’ to soar into global semi final

Students find ‘Spirit of Innovation’ to soar into global semi final

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

A team of sixth-form students from the Isle of Man has won a place in the semi-final of a prestigious global competition founded by late Apollo Astronaut, Pete Conrad. The five members of Victrix, Joel Harrop, Andy Hopkinson, Calum Johnson, Liam Cain and Liam Dawson, who attend QEII High School in Peel, are busy preparing […]

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Sixth-form students set for Nasa Space School

Sixth-form students set for Nasa Space School

| May 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Two sixth-form students from the Isle of Man will take their place this summer alongside students from 21 other countries at NASA’s United Space School. Christopher Clarke-Halewood from Castle Rushen High School and Alex Eaton from Queen Elizabeth II High School have won scholarships at the two-week space school in Houston, Texas. Working in close […]

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MANSAT CEO APPOINTED TO ADVISORY COMMITTEE OF NEW US SATELLITE MUSEUM EXHIBITION

MANSAT CEO APPOINTED TO ADVISORY COMMITTEE OF NEW US SATELLITE MUSEUM EXHIBITION

| December 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

ManSat Chief Executive Chris Stott has been honoured with an invitation to join the advisory board of a prestigious new exhibition at a leading US museum. The Satellite Gallery at Maryland’s National Electronics Museum will be a permanent exhibition and is scheduled to open in March 2013. It will present the history of satellites and […]

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STUDENTS URGED TO FIND ‘SPIRIT OF INNOVATION’

| September 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man students are being encouraged to develop their entrepreneurial skills and enter this year’s Conrad Foundation ‘Spirit of Innovation’ awards. For the third year running, Manx company ManSat is sponsoring teams from the Island’s high schools to take part in the competition, which offers budding entrepreneurs the opportunity to use science, technology, engineering […]

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LEADING PLANETARY SCIENTEST TO REVEAL MANANNAN’S SPACE LINK

LEADING PLANETARY SCIENTEST TO REVEAL MANANNAN’S SPACE LINK

| June 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

One of the world’s leading planetary scientists, Dr Paul Schenk, will hold a public lecture in the Isle of Man next month. Dr Schenk is a staff Scientist at the NASA Lunar and Planetary Institute and an expert on the topography and geology of the icy satellites of the outer planets. His talk, Exploring of […]

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MANSAT WELCOMES VALIDATION OF IOM SPACE INDUSTRY

| May 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

ManSat has welcomed a report from the UK Institute of Directors, which champions the Isle of Man’s space industry. Published last Friday in London, the IoD report is the first in the Institute’s ‘Infrastructure for Business’ series and focuses on how fast the UK space sector is growing, explaining that the UK space cluster is […]

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MANSAT PROVIDES TESTIMONY ABOUT ISLAND SPACE INDUSTRY

| May 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Standing Committee of Tynwald on Economic Policy Review has heard testimony from Chris Stott, Chairman and CEO of ManSat, about the development of the Island’s space industry. Members of the Committee included Chairman Leonard Singer MHK and Howard Quayle MHK. Mr Stott answered questions about ManSat’s successful partnerships with Government over the last 12 […]

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