European Shock-Tube for High Enthalpy Research

Reports from the research team

European Shock-Tube for High Enthalpy Research - Reports from the research team

Beginning of the ESTHER building construction

The construction of the ESTHER Shock-Tube hosting laboratory started yesterday (Tuesday 20th March).

A visit of the construction site has been carried out today, in company of Dr. Lionel Marraffa, who is supervising the project from the ESA side, and Prof. Vitor Leitão, the member of the directorate of IST in charge of the management and supervision of IST civil engineering works.

View of the construction site

Dr. Lionel Marraffa (ESA), Prof. Vitor Leitão (IST) and Dr. Mário Lino da Silva (IST-IPFN)