The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) hosted an event to present the project to representatives of the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation, the astronomical community, and industry. The EST documentary “Reaching for the Sun” was also premiered during the event.
The event will take place on May 3 and will be attended by authorities from the Ministry of Science and Innovation and representatives of the Spanish astronomical community and industry. It will include the premiere of the scientific documentary "Reaching for the Sun".
The students, from Italy and Slovakia, attended a ceremony award at Museo de la Ciencia y el Cosmos of Tenerife, and enjoyed a guided tour of the EST Project Office headquarters and the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias in La Laguna.
The European Researchers' Night 2021 is taking place on Friday, September 24. After the online edition in 2020 due to COVID-19, EST scientists and engineers will engage in public activities across the continent.
The European Solar Telescope is a member of a coordinated effort to prepare ESFRI facilities and other pan-European infrastructures of astronomy, astroparticle, and particle physics for the European Open Science Cloud Initiative (EOSC).