Tom Rousek has created the illustration for first ESA Closed Habitat Forum in Lausanne.


The European Space Agency and the University of Lausanne organizes

ESA Closed Habitats Forum – Where Earth and space team up to build the future

which will take place from June 9th, 14.00 till June 10th, 17.00

in Lausanne University (UNIL), Switzerland

The ESA Closed Habitats Forum aims at becoming the exchange platform fostering synergies between terrestrial and space exploration’s sciences, R&D and technologies in the fields of:

– sustainable resource management
– sustainable habitats
– smart monitoring and system control

Information and registration

Deadline for registration: 31 May 2016 (Please note: In order to enable active participation and fruitful exchange with everyone, Forum attendance has been limited.)

For participants to the MELiSSA Workshop, please note that there is no schedule overlap, therefore participation to both events is possible (registration required for both)

Looking forward to meeting you during the Forum!



BIOWYSE project review

Biocontamination Integrated cOntrol of Wet sYstems for Space Exploration


For Safe Water and Habitat Management on-board ISS and Future Human Space Exploration Vehicles and Planetary Outposts.

Our project BIOWYSE has passed another milestone with TRR review 3.-4.5.2018 in Torino, together with European Commision representatives.





MEGAHIT workshop of European Science Foundation and European Commision, Brussels

2-4 December, 2013, Brussels

European Science Foundation

participant in international workshop on Megawatt highly efficient technologies for space power and propulsion systems for long-duration exploration missions

Building a road-map for nuclear electric in-space propulsion activities within the EC Horizon 2020 programme, the next Research and Technological programme of the Union.

MEGAHIT is funded by the European Commission, under the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7).