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Launch of MIRICLE, the European innovation project led by Naval Group Belgium to pave the way to the next generation of mine countermeasure solutions

Launch of MIRICLE, the European innovation project led by Naval Group Belgium to pave the way to the next generation of mine countermeasure solutions

On December the 1st, the European consortium led by Naval Group Belgium kicked off the MIne RIsk CLearance for Europe (MIRICLE) project. This project aims at achieving a European and sovereign capacity in the future mine warfare and will create a path for the next generation ‘made in Europe’ countermeasure solutions. ONERA takes part to this project.

ONERA congratulates Alain Aspect, a long-term partner
Nobel Prize

ONERA congratulates Alain Aspect, a long-term partner

ONERA welcomes the award of the Nobel Prize to Alain Aspect, for his experiments with entangled photons, paving the way for the second quantum revolution.

New framework agreement with the Japanese aerospace research centre
International Cooperation

New framework agreement with the Japanese aerospace research centre

On 23 September 2022, ONERA and JAXA, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, signed a new framework agreement. This was an opportunity for ONERA to welcome its Japanese counterpart to its premises for the first time, and to strengthen our cooperation.

Einstein was right !
Physics

Einstein was right !

September 14, the MICROSCOPE mission has delivered its latest results : it has confirmed the equivalence principle with unprecedented accuracy of 10-15. These results mean that the principle of equivalence remains unwavering today, to mark yet another victory for the Theory of General Relativity as proposed by Albert Einstein more than a century ago. ONERA participated to this MICROSCOPE experience with by supplying its accelerometers.

ONERA landmark workshop on “space challenges for the EU”
Europe

ONERA landmark workshop on “space challenges for the EU”

The 3id of June 2022, in Brussels, the Association of European Space Research Establishments (ESRE) currently chaired by ONERA organized a landmark workshop with the European Commission on “space challenges for the EU”. The Commission was represented by Mrs Catherine Kavvada, Director of Unit B “Innovation & Outreach” of the General Directorate for Defence, Industry & Space (DG DEFIS) accompanied by several key officers..

ONERA firmly anchored in NewSpace: participation in the 4S symposium
Space

ONERA firmly anchored in NewSpace: participation in the 4S symposium

The 4S (Small Satellite Systems and Services) symposium brought together the entire Nanosatellites community, and ONERA, with its spatial and scientific cross-disciplinary expertise and its testing facilities making it a natural stakeholder in the subject, was there. Focus on its activities in this area.