The grand finale of this year's MIT and NASA competition SPHERES will take place on January 28th, 15:00 - and students from the Berlin-based Heinrich-Hertz-Gymnasium will join the event via internet
connection in Alicante (Spain). Then astronauts on the ISS will fly the mini satellites programmed by 14 international school teams. Their task this time: Collecting dangerous space junk, which increasingly threatens satellites and other flying space objects such as the ISS. The Berlin participants, supported by the Research Center Matheon
and now the new Cluster of Excellence MATH +, have been among the top teams for many years.
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