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ESAC Trainee Projects


Young scientists regularly participate in pilot trainee programmes which take place at the European Space Astronomy Centre (ESAC) where they contribute to the XMM-Newton, ISO and Integral missions among other projects.



Trainees from various Universities and the ESA Young Graduate Trainee Programme are involved.

Student write individual reports including personal details & goals and the work they have been doing as part of the project including some statements about life as a trainee at ESA.

Currently available pre-graduate training possibilities at ESAC can be viewed in document Trainee_2006_PR2.pdf.

Project Details

Details are available for the following years:

2005 Projects details are available.

2004 Projects details are available.

Detailed Project Concept

ESAC Trainee Programme Detailed information

Further Information

ESAC Trainee (Alumni) Meeting, 24-Jul-2006, ESAC

Further information is also available at the following ESA link:

   ESA Trainee Programmes Detailed information

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Last update: 05-Sep-2006 by