The CSUM completes its technical ressources with a 58kN shaker!

9 January 2023|

With its brand new 58kN Shaker, the CSUM completes its facilities dedicated to 1U to 12U satellites and offer environmental tests campaign services. In addition to a [-170°C+150°C] thermal vacuum chamber and an

Best wishes!

3 January 2023|

The Van Allen Foundation and the CSUM team wishes you its best wishes for 2023! May this year be successful! Working with all of you, students, engineers, #industrials, institutionals is really motivating.

We are a team before anything else!

14 December 2022|

A caring team that likes to get together for moments of sharing outside the professional setting! Last night we celebrated the end of a rich year, with a new big team and the

2 amazing Board meetings and an event dedicated to our partners club

7 December 2022|

The Foundation had an amazing day with: The newly elected of the Board (Pascale ULTRÉ-GUÉRARD / CNES, Gilles DESPAUX and Celine BOUSSINESQ-RITTERSZKI of the UNIVERSITY OF MONTPELLIER) and the re-election of our President,

Our team was at the Space Tech Expo EU in Bremen

21 November 2022|

Csum & Fva's team is so glad to have been a part of the amazing experience Space Tech Expo EU. Thanks a lot to the partners and donors we met there: Expleo Group,

Review of the ITU’s World Radiocommunication Seminar 2022, in Geneva

3 November 2022|

We were a part of the French delegation at the ITU World Radiocommunication Seminar 2022 in Geneva, at the invitation of the Agence nationale des fréquences (Anfr). Represented by Sébastien Hesse (callsign F4HUH),

Launch of the CELESTA and MTCUBE-2 nanosatellites

21 July 2022|

On July 13, 2022 at 3:13 p.m., the European launcher VEGA-C (ESA) took off from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou (CNES) for its maiden flight. Its mission was to put the LARES 2

RadioHam Challenge [update 11.03.22]

8 July 2022|

Thank for all the radiaham contributions to the operation of CELESTA and MT-CUBE-2 satellites!   We would be happy to send you our QSL!   Please send your Name, Firstname, callsign and adress

The Foundation and the Space Center are 10 years old!

30 June 2022|

On June 29th, we held our 10th anniversary gala for the University Space Center of Montpellier (CSUM), the Van Allen Foundation, and the launch into space of the first French nanosatellite in orbit, ROBUSTA-1A

A dedicated day to our Partners!

1 June 2022|

Our partners are in the spotlight during a day dedicated to them 🚀 On the program, meetings, presentations and exchanges around the extensive expertise of each of the companies 💡 What are you


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Launch of CSUM’s Nanosatellites MTCube-2 and CELECTA

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The FVA and CSUM are celebrating their 10th anniversary!

June 2022

Involvement in the 4S Symposium 2022

16 – 20 may 2022

Vilamoura, Portugal

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