Voyage through space with Europe: register for ESA Open Day in the Netherlands02 July 2018 You can now register to see behind the scenes of Europe’s space adventure. We will be opening our doors for the annual ESA Open Day in the Netherlands on Sunday 7 October.
ESA trainees compete in inaugural Galileo app contest 15 June 2018 ESA challenged its young graduate and national trainees to develop a smartphone app to perform satnav fixes using only Galileo satellites. Three teams developed apps in their spare time, presenting their results to a jury of experts from ESA, the Euro...
United Nations satnav specialists tour ESA’s technical heart28 May 2018 Members of the United Nations technical group supporting global cooperation in satellite navigation toured ESA’s technical centre in the Netherlands, to see key facilities used to develop Europe’s Galileo system.
ESA celebrates 50 years of ESTEC05 April 2018
ESA celebrates 50 years of ESTEC05 April 2018 This week ESA celebrated the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of the European Space Technology and Research Centre, ESTEC.
Ten years of exploring hypergravity with ESA’s centrifuge08 November 2017
Ten years of exploring hypergravity with ESA’s centrifuge08 November 2017 After 14 million revolutions, ESA’s Large Diameter Centrifuge is about to mark its 10th birthday. The 8 m-diameter four-arm centrifuge gives researchers access to a range of hypergravity up to 20 times Earth gravity for weeks or months at a time.
Countdown to Sunday’s Netherlands Open Day03 October 2017
Countdown to Sunday’s Netherlands Open Day03 October 2017 This Sunday is when ESA opens the doors of its largest establishment, letting visitors meet astronauts and space experts, talk to the teams behind Europe’s space missions and inspect a unique concentration of space simulation and test facilities.