(Linz/Paris, 22.6.2016) Since today Ars Electronica Center Linz opened officially the Austrian "European Space Education Ressource Office“ - ESERO. It's the 13th office in Europe. Others are in Belgium, Czech Republic, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Denemark, Finland, Poland, Portugal, Romania and Great Britain. More to reade HERE
Gerfried Stocker (artist director and CEO of AEC) opened the ceremony. He, and later Andreas Bauer, talked about the planned outreach activities of ESERO at AEC. The focus will be on STEM- activities, empowering teachers and students supported by the great technical, and visual capabilities of AEC.
Kai-Uwe Schrogl, (Head of ESA’s Strategy Department) congratulated the persons responsible of AEC on their succesful candidacy for establishing the Austrian ESERO.
Some VIP-guests posing together with “PAXI“ the “ESA for Kids-Mascot“ .
Introducing the ESERO-opening-guests to the actual AEC- exhibition "Spaceship Earth". Some more information HERE
Some students from Socrates-school-class during the ESERO-opening-ceremony.
Of course there was time enough for presenting the impressive power of 8K-DeepSpace and it's 3D capabilities to the guests.
All photos: Johannes Stübler
There's only one thing left to say: All the best to ESERO-Austria, wishing a big successful future and a fruitful collaboration to all educational institutions all over the country.
Best regards from " Keplertown Linz"
J O H A N N E S S T U E B L E R
Ambassador and National Coordinator AUSTRIA
of Astronomers Without Borders - AWB
TWAN-Austria event coordinator
National Organizer Sidewalk Astronomers
Member of LAG - Astronomical Society of Linz
Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society
Charter member of A4E - Astronomy for Education
Associate of the IAU Division Commission C2
Consulter - Project "Keplarium"