ESA BR-339 Place for Space03 April 2018
ESA BR-339 Place for Space03 April 2018 On 3 April 1968, the new European Space Technology and Research Centre, ESTEC, was inaugurated by HRHs Princess Beatrix and Prince Claus of the Netherlands. In the decades since that day, ESTEC has grown into ESA’s largest establishment, and the techn...
ESA Bulletin 172 (4th quarter)16 February 2018
ESA Bulletin 172 (4th quarter)16 February 2018 This issue is all about ‘life’, the subject of astrobiology: the study of the origin, evolution, distribution and future of life in the Universe. Read more in Bulletin 172 here.
ESA BR-338 Detecting Space Hazards22 January 2018
ESA BR-338 Detecting Space Hazards22 January 2018 Space is the source of a variety of hazards that can affect satellites in orbit and infrastructure on Earth. There are three main threats: collisions between space debris and satellites; ‘space weather’ generated by the Sun; and potential strikes by n...
ESA Bulletin 171 (3rd quarter)01 November 2017
ESA Bulletin 171 (3rd quarter)01 November 2017 Meteosat-1 was launched on 23 November 1977 and became ESA’s first Earth observation satellite. Seen here during testing, Meteosat marked the start of true European cooperation in meteorological satellites. Read more in Bulletin 171 here.
ESA SP-1335 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability: 2015–16 Report 23 October 2017 At ESA, sustainable development has been promoted and reported upon since 2008. More recently, an ESA Sustainable Development Report has been published every two years, with the aim of keeping the topics of environmental and social responsibility at t...
ESA Bulletin 170 (2nd quarter)22 September 2017
ESA Bulletin 170 (2nd quarter)22 September 2017 The launch of four Galileo satellites on Ariane 5 flight V233 last November brightens the cover of this Bulletin, now available online. You can read Bulletin 170 here.