Radiation Hardness Assurance


Exploring Slovakia's Contributions to the Space Sector

Patrik Lászlo1




This presentation will delve into various aspects of Slovakia's involvement in space activities, including research initiatives and active participation in international space projects. 

One of the key highlights of the presentation will be the exploration of Slovakia's role in space research, particularly in areas such as spacecraft components, space debris research, software and CubeSat projects such as skCUBE and GRBAlpha. These endeavors showcase Slovakia's commitment to advancing scientific understanding and technological innovation in space exploration. 

Furthermore, the presentation will shed light on Slovakia's collaboration on prestigious international missions such as Rosetta, BepiColombo, and JUICE underscoring the country's growing prominence and expertise in the global space community. Through these collaborations, Slovakia has contributed valuable resources and expertise, further solidifying its position as a key player in the space exploration area. 

Additionally, the presentation will provide insights into the thriving ecosystem of Slovak space companies and their groundbreaking work in various sectors and the newly formed Stephanik consortium which currently plans to build a modular SmallSat as its first project. By showcasing the achievements and capabilities of these companies, the presentation aims to highlight the dynamic and innovative landscape of the Slovak space industry.


Space Industry in Slovakia, Slovak Space Office, on website: https://www.sario.sk/sites/default/files/sario-space-industry-in-slovakia-2024-01-30.pdf​​​​​​​ 


I would like to acknowledge the Slovak Space Office for their valuable insights and information provided on the Slovak space industry for this presentation.


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