ESA BR-323 Lisa Pathfinder18 August 2015
ESA BR-323 Lisa Pathfinder18 August 2015 Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity predicted the existence of ripples in the fabric of space–time called gravitational waves, but so far no experiment has been able to detect them directly. Space offers many advantages in this search, and...
ESA BR-322 The European Data Relay System10 June 2015
ESA BR-322 The European Data Relay System10 June 2015 The European Data Relay System (EDRS) will relay data between satellites in low orbit and the ground via satellites in geostationary orbit. Large quantities of data will be transmitted rapidly using innovative laser communication technology. Read online
ESA SP-1329 EO Science Strategy16 May 2015
ESA SP-1329 EO Science Strategy16 May 2015 ESA’s new Earth Observation Science Strategy aims to cover all areas of science to which Earth observation missions can contribute. It challenges ESA and the scientific community to advance knowledge and technology in order to respond to the increasin...
ESA Bulletin 161 (1st quarter 2015)11 May 2015
ESA Bulletin 161 (1st quarter 2015)11 May 2015 In the latest issue of the ESA Bulletin, you'll find a report on the recent flight of ESA's Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle and a tribute to the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope on its 25th anniversary in orbit. Read more
ESA BR-301 Where missions come alive24 February 2015
ESA BR-301 Where missions come alive24 February 2015 As Europe's centre of excellence for satellite operations, ESOC is home to the engineering teams that control spacecraft in orbit and build the systems on the ground that support missions in space. Read online
ESA Annual Report 201312 February 2015
ESA Annual Report 201312 February 2015 The Annual Report is the ESA Director General's report to ESA Council on the major activities that have taken place in ESA each year. Read this and other publications online, with our visualiser tool. Read online