Solar antics19 September 2017
Solar antics19 September 2017 The Sun’s recent activity has caught the interest of scientists and space weather forecasters worldwide, highlighting the need to keep a watchful eye on our star and its awesome power.
Cassini concludes pioneering mission at Saturn15 September 2017
Cassini concludes pioneering mission at Saturn15 September 2017 The international Cassini mission has concluded its remarkable exploration of the Saturnian system in spectacular style, by plunging into the gas planet’s atmosphere.
How to follow Cassini’s end of mission15 September 2017
How to follow Cassini’s end of mission15 September 2017 The international Cassini mission reaches its dramatic finale this Friday by plunging into Saturn’s atmosphere, concluding 13-years of exploration around the ringed planet.
Happy birthday ESOC07 September 2017
Happy birthday ESOC07 September 2017 Fifty years ago tomorrow, the European Space Operations Centre was inaugurated in Darmstadt, Germany. Since then, the centre has become known worldwide as Europe’s ‘Gateway to Space’.
Big dishes band together25 August 2017
Big dishes band together25 August 2017 Earlier this month, radio dishes from three deep-space networks combined to catch faint ‘survival’ whispers from one of ESA’s Mars orbiters, underlining the value of international collaboration for exploring the Red Planet.
Long Night of the Stars: ESA open doors in Darmstadt18 August 2017
Long Night of the Stars: ESA open doors in Darmstadt18 August 2017 On Friday, 8 September, ESA’s Space Operations Centre in Darmstadt will open its doors for only the third time in its 50-year history. This time, we're celebrating with a very special event: the Long Night of the Stars.