On April 24, the Ukrainian Youth National Aerospace Education Center in Dnipropetrovsk hosted the final event for the engineering startup competition, the Vernadsky Challenge. This was the second time the international competition has taken place. This year organizers received twice as many applications as 2015. Applicants hailed from a wider range of countries as well, including Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Israel, Albania, India, and Armenia. The added interest of engineers and inventors, and increased publicity of the event, proved that we have found a meaningful and effective way to make the world a better place.
On the 12th, April, the whole world celebrates International Day of Human Space Flight. On this day, humankind first dared to venture outside Earth’s atmosphere. On April 12, 1961, Yuriy Gagarin made the first orbital flight around Earth in the spaceship “Vostok”. The flight, which lasted 108 minutes, became a powerful breakthrough in space exploration. It was a scientific triumph and a milestone for all humanity, and especially for those working in the space industry.
The Spacemodelling Federation of Ukraine and its partner Noosphere proudly represented Ukraine in their bid to host the next year European championships.
On September 17th, 2014 Noosphere obtained the certificate confirming the registration of the logo as a trademark within the European Union. ТМ “Noosphere” was registered at the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) – the European Union agency responsible for managing trademarks.
The FAI’s (The International Air Sports Federation) XVII M. K. Yangel Cup in amateur rocketry took place in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine on July 29th and 30th, 2013. The Yangel Cup is a huge international competition held in accordance with the traditions established in the 1990s.
The world Information Society Day was proclaimed to be on 17 May by a United Nations General Assembly resolution dated the 27th March, 2006. It’s already the 7th year that this event is celebrating to commemorate popularization of information and communication microelectronic technologies, bridging of the digital gap globally, drawing of global community’s attention to cyber security culture. In Noosphere we share the “Digital Equality” viewpoint: we are sure that digital economy is a sphere of equal opportunities for professional development as a whole and personal self-fulfillment in particular. That’s why the historical background of the World Information Society Day will be interesting…