Raf Simons, the recently appointed Creative Director of Calvin Klein, continues to climb to new heights! At the CFDA Awards held in New York, the Belgian won the awards for Menswear Designer of the Year and Womenswear Designer of the Year.
The Belgian-French engineer Lionel Ries has won the European Inventor Award in Venice, in the ‘Research’ category. He received this prize, together with his four colleagues in an international research team, for his contribution to the development of a new European satellite navigation system.
We still need to wait until October 2018 before the European Space Agency ESA launches the 'Solar Orbiter' satellite to the sun. But one important component is already ready: a telescope which will make high-resolution images of the star's atmosphere.