Interview with Nicolas Clémencin from Space Applications Services

A brief interview with an #aerospace #engineer Nicolas Clémencin during the final assembly stages of #projectmaleth and its SpaceOMIX experiments After two long and intensive days in the labs, clean room, and mission control updates with Glenn Sciortino assembling and processing Christine Gatt samples inside the cube – I managed to convince Nicolas 😊 to […]

Blast off: Malta on its way to send a Bio-cube for a first space mission

On the 15th of May 2021, Malta announced the first scientific program – Maleth, to send its first biomedical science mission to the International Space Station. With great anticipation, this shall usher Maltese science into a new era of space science and space diplomacy. Project Maleth Together, the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of […]

Malta to send research capsule to International Space Station

Project Maleth will see a bio cube sent into orbit on August 18 A capsule containing samples of bacteria found in ulcers of diabetes patients will be rocketed to the International Space Station in August for specialised biomedical research, as part of a project spearheaded by the University of Malta. This is the first time […]

Malta to send a scientific experiment to the International Space Station

PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FOREIGN AND EUROPEAN AFFAIRS AND THE MINISTRY FOR RESEARCH, INNOVATION AND THE CO-ORDINATION OF POST-COVID-19 STRATEGY (PR210916en15/05/2021) Project Maleth Today, the Government of Malta announced the first scientific program—Project Maleth—to be sent to the International Space Station. With great anticipation, this will usher Maltese science into a new era […]

Fly your name on MALTA’s first-ever mission to the International Space Station

Do you remember who first landed on the Moon? Do you remember who first crossed the Atlantic? Will you remember whose names rode on Malta’s first-ever mission to the ISS? Of course, you will remember. The answer is right here below 🙂 In collaboration with Zaar, located at the University of Malta – we are […]

A closer look at Project Maleth’s payload, the Cube

Project Maleth is Malta’s first opportunity to be directly part of the ever-growing space industry. It is the first Maltese biomedical experiment, headed by Prof. Joseph Borg and his team, to be launched in space with the aim of shedding some light on how the bacterial biome of infected foot ulcers of diabetic patients, will […]

Arkafort joins the first-ever Maltese mission in space

Arkafort is proud to announce its new and exciting collaboration with Project Maleth, the very first Maltese scientific programme to be sent to the International Space Station. The much-anticipated project could potentially lead to a breakthrough in the treatment of diabetes, which is a common and widespread problem in the Maltese islands. Arkafort has just […]