Programmes that fit your interest, time and budget
A wide variety of international groups visit ESA ESTEC. All group have different interests and expectations. Therefore we offer three programmes that vary in duration, detail and added value. Choose the programme that best matches your interest, time and budget. Click here to compare the tours. Contact us if you have special requests.
Since ESA ESTEC is a very busy working environment, this may have an impact on tours. The price indication is based on an average group of 20-
Description: A short tour of 1.5 hours designed to give you a quick introduction to ESA, ESTEC and the main activities of the European Space Agency.
Recommended for: Groups with little time and a busy schedule. For groups that prefer the budget option. When depth, detail and customisation are not a priority.
Topics: 1) ESA Overview presentation. 2) Exhibition area with microgravity, human spaceflight, planetary robotics lab. 3) 3D Virtual Reality tour of the ISS.
Price indicaton: euro 30,-
Description: A longer programme of 2 hours that goes into more detail and also covers the Satellite Test Centre plus we go to one extra location.
Recommended for: Groups wanting more than a basic tour. Groups that are also interested in satellite testing, 3D printing for space and ESA’s reentry space plane.
Topics: 1) ESA Overview presentation. 2) 360 Virtual Tour of the Satellite Test Centre. 3) Exhibition area with microgravity, human spaceflight, planetary robotics lab. 4) 3D Virtual Reality tour of the ISS. 5) Lab complex: 3D printing for space and the ESA’s IXV atmospheric reentry space plane.
Price indicaton: euro 40,-
Description: The longest programme of 3.5 to 4 hours where we can fully customise your experience in terms of topics and locations. This has the highest level of service.
Recommended for: When customising is preferred to handle more themes and go into more detail. If a tailor made tour helps support a specific goal, project or promotion.
Topics: 1) Full custom presentation, choose your topics here. 2) 360 Virtual Tour of the Satellite Test Centre. 3) Exhibition area with microgravity, human spaceflight, planetary robotics lab. 4) 3D Virtual Reality tour of the ISS. 5) Lab complex: 3D printing for space and ESA’s IXV atmospheric reentry space plane. 6). Extra facilities may be added depending on interest and availability. Catering or special requests optional.
Price indicaton: euro 50,-
Space Invader Tour
Description: The French urban artist ‘Invader’ has made over 3.735 mosaics in 78 cities in 30 countries. The artworks are derived from the 70’s video game Space Invaders. In ESA ESTEC there are ten mosaics. Click here for all the Space Invaders at ESA.
Recommended for: Players of the game who want to flash the 10 artworks at the high security site of ESA ESTEC. Form a group via social media to come with 5 p. or more.
Price indicaton: euro 15,-
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Contact: Robert Willemsen of SPACETOURS Noordwijk
Ambassadors’ Spouses Association from The Hague
Future pilots flying through the ISS in 3D Virtual Reality
Charlie Duke (Apollo 16) walked on the Moon in 1972
Danish ‘captains of industry’ in the Planetary Laboratory