ESA Bulletin 156 (Nov 2013)30 November 2013
ESA Bulletin 156 (Nov 2013)30 November 2013 ESA’s three-satellite Swarm constellation, seen here on the cover, was launched on 22 November. Swarm will monitor Earth’s magnetic field, from the depth of our planet’s core to the heights of its upper atmosphere, giving us unprecedented insights int...
ESA SP-1326 ERS Missions18 November 2013
ESA SP-1326 ERS Missions18 November 2013 Scientific and commercial remote sensing was still in its early stage when the first European Remote Sensing satellite, ERS-1, was launched in 1991. This book describes the exceptional success of a pioneering satellite, starting in a different technol...
ESA SP-1321 How Columbus learnt to fly12 November 2013
ESA SP-1321 How Columbus learnt to fly12 November 2013 This book describes the 14-day 1E Mission in which the European Columbus module was delivered to the International Space Station by the Space Shuttle Atlantis.
ESA BR-286 Home to Europe's Astronauts21 October 2013
ESA BR-286 Home to Europe's Astronauts21 October 2013 The European Astronaut Centre (EAC) has established itself as a centre of excellence for astronaut selection, training, medical support and surveillance, as well as support for astronauts and their families in preparation for, and during, their flight...
Sustainable Development: 2011–12 Report27 September 2013
Sustainable Development: 2011–12 Report27 September 2013 The second ESA Sustainable Development report lists and elaborates on ESA activities on sustainability in chapters covering governance, environmental, social and economic issues. Read online
ESA Bulletin 155 (Aug 2013)31 August 2013
ESA Bulletin 155 (Aug 2013)31 August 2013 Alphasat, Europe’s largest and most sophisticated telecommunications satellite, was launched into its planned orbit from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, this July. Read online