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Event ID:  36111
Contact Name:  Luis Gómez Vegas
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Organization:  Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
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Dates:  5th October 2020 to 10th October 2020
Physical Event:  Yes
Type:  Public
Start/End Type:  Starts During WSW
Country:  Spain
State/Province:  Madrid
City:  Madrid
Address:  Plaza del Cardenal Cisneros, 3, 28040 Madrid
Event Name:  Satellites Improve Life
Event Description:  Exhibition to emphasize the fact that on September 3rd, a Vega rocket launched the VV16 mission with the UPMSat-2 on board, designed at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. The exhibition intends to commemorate this important event for our University, and it consists of a poster and 13 panels. It will be exhibited in the lobby of building A of the School ETSIAE (Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería Aeronáutica y del Espacio) and specific protocols of protection will be considered taking into account covid-19 situation. The exhibition will also be available online via the web provided: This web will have 4 links: (1) Exhibition, which leads to miniatures of the poster and panels; (2) Bibliography, which is structured in articles, papers, doctoral theses and academic works related to UPMSat-2; (3) Image Gallery, which will run through a presentation; and (4) Videos, a collection of specific videos about the UPMSat-2.
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Report on the Results:  The exhibition and its website were opened to the public on October 5th and run until November 16th. The exhibition was made up of a poster and 14 panels installed in the lobby of building A of the Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería Aeronáutica y del Espacio (ETSIAE) from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. The web ( was made up of 4 links: (1) Exhibition, where miniatures of the posters and the panels where shown; (2) Bibliography, which facilitated the access to the full text of 9 articles, 26 papers, 9 doctoral theses and 21 End-Of-Degree/Master Projects carried out as a result of this project; (3) Videos, allowing the view of 24 videos; and finally, (4) Images, with 2 photo slideshows. It is estimated that between 400 and 500 personnel could contemplate the exhibition, especially bearing in mind the relevance of the launch of the second UPM satellite; and the website, as well as the different post in RRSS, reached around 2000 people.
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Attendance is Unique:  No
Media Impressions:  0
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