Bulgaria is ready for full membership in the European Space Agency

A round table on 22 October 2021 marked the end of the Seventeenth International Scientific Conference “Space-Ecology-Safety SES 2021” at the Space Research and Technology Institute (SRTI) of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS). […]

Scientific Forum Seventeenth International Scientific Conference “Space-Ecology-Safety SES 2021”

Sofia, 20-22 October 2021 The Seventeenth International Scientific Conference "Space-Ecology-Safety SES 2021", dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the first human space flight and the 40th anniversary of the scientific programme for the satellites "Bulgaria 1300", was held at the Space Research and Technology Institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (SRTI-BAS). Honorary Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Conference was the President of BAS Prof. Julian Revalski, Full Member of the Academy, and chairman was Corr. Mem. Prof. Peter Getsov. In the Scientific Programme Committee, there were also representatives of Russia, France, Greece, Czech Republic, Italy, England, Netherlands, Egypt and Poland. The conference was also supported by the Bulgarian National Science Fund. Head of State Rumen Radev welcomed the organizers, participants and guests [...]

12 April – 60 years since the first manned space flight

April 12 marks the International Day of Cosmonautics, and this year the 60th anniversary of the first manned space flight - the orbital flight of cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. The Space Research and Technology Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (SRTI-BAS) has significant achievements in the field of space research through the developed scientific programs and equipment. Our country is the sixth country in the world with an astronaut, whose scientific program is fully prepared by specialists in SRTI-BAS, the third country in the world with two satellites in orbit with all-Bulgarian scientific equipment, also developed by specialists in SRTI-BAS and the third country which created space food. At the moment, on the outside of the hull on board the International Space Station works equipment [...]

Seven cosmonauts together at BAS on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the flight of Georgi Ivanov

An exhibition of photographs from the flight of the first Bulgarian cosmonaut can be seen until April 14 at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. The exhibition is shown for the first time and is prepared by the Institute of Space Research and Technology of BAS. […]

ISRT-BAS apparatus operates in orbit around Mars

The Trace Gas Orbiter satellite launched under the European and Russian Space agencies’ project ExoMars reached Mars in October 2016. During TGO transit to Mars our dosemeter Liuli-MO (a unit of the Russian neutron detector FREND) performed perfectly, and we obtained unique results about the radiation environment along an Earth-Mars journey. These results are already published in ICARUS journal (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2017.12.034). […]

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