Teaching an old satellite new tricks08 December 2016
Teaching an old satellite new tricks08 December 2016 XMM-Newton is one of Europe’s longest-flying and most productive orbiting observatories, investigating the hot X-ray Universe. Thanks to teamwork and technical innovation, it’s on track to keep flying for a long time yet.
To catch an entrepreneur28 November 2016
To catch an entrepreneur28 November 2016 Now is the time to start up. Businesses, providers and enablers are clamouring to get their start-up support messages out there.
Launch of new Galileo navigation quartet 17 November 2016
Launch of new Galileo navigation quartet 17 November 2016 An Ariane 5 rocket has launched four additional Galileo satellites, accelerating deployment of the new satellite navigation system.
ESA expands space weather services15 November 2016
ESA expands space weather services15 November 2016 A major expansion in the space weather information and services provided by ESA will help satellites in space and networks like power grids on Earth to cope with solar eruptions.
Flying the fantastic four08 November 2016
Flying the fantastic four08 November 2016 This month, a single Ariane 5 rocket is set to propel four Galileo satellites into orbit for the navigation constellation’s first-ever quadruple launch. Mission controllers are training intensively for the complex space delivery.
Schiaparelli crash site in colour03 November 2016
Schiaparelli crash site in colour03 November 2016 New high-resolution images taken by a NASA orbiter show parts of the ExoMars Schiaparelli module and its landing site in colour on the Red Planet.