Dr Annette Froehlich, a regular lecturer in the SpaceLab MPhil in Space Studies Programme, has been appointed an Honorary Adjunct Senior Lecturer at the University of Cape Town.
SpaceLab students were able to participate in a live Q&A session with US astronaut William Readdy and Russian cosmonaut Yuri Baturin. The event was organised by the Austrian Space Forum in collaboration with the Association for Space Explorers, which is holding its annual congress in Vienna this year.
SpaceLab student Ani Vermeulen was one of twenty international students selected to participate in the 2016 Space Station Design Workshop (SSDW) hosted by the Institute for Space Systems at the University of Stuttgart.
The SpaceLab at the University of Cape Town and the the Institute of Space Systems (IRS) of the University of Stuttgart have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen and deepen the "cooperation in science and education in the field of space sciences and technology" between both institutions.