UNOOSA and Airbus pick African team to fly “free” climate monitoring payload on the International Space Station
The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and Airbus Defence and Space have selected the winner of their joint opportunity for a free one year mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The climate mission supporting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals will fly on Bartolomeo, the Airbus external payload hosting platform.
The Airbus Foundation recently refocused its mission around three core pillars: Humanitarian Aid, Youth Education and Environment. And with the new strategy comes new leadership. Rachel Schroeder, Airbus Foundation Managing Director, offers insight into her role and provides an update on some key initiatives.