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

8 July 2022|

Participate in our RadioHam challenge related to the commissioning of CELESTA and MTCube-2 launch  

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 day dedicated 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 waiting

Visit of the Prefect of Hérault, M. Hugues MOUTOUH

26 April 2022|

Exciting visit this morning to the Centre Spatial Universitaire de Montpellier (CSUM) and the Van Allen Foundation (FVA) with the arrival of Mr. Hugues MOUTOUH, Prefect of Herault 🛰 Numerous exchanges on space, research

Visit of Mr President François Hollande

16 December 2021|

On December 16, the Van Allen Foundation and the Montpellier University Space Centre welcomed President François Hollande, and Mr Michaël Delafosse, President of Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole, and mayor of the city. A rewarding

Participation in the 2021 Salon du Littoral

24 November 2021|

Having previously attended in 2020, the Van Allen Foundation confirms its commitment to the environment with the support of the University of Montpellier! On the programme, the detection of plastic waste in the


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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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