Simulated Mars rover failure puts astronaut ePartners to test08 October 2015 Car trouble is never good – especially on the Red Planet. An actual robotic vehicle experienced wheel failure during a simulated Mars rover journey, in order to test the ability of prototype ‘electronic partners’ to help human astronauts.
ESTEC Open Day fully booked02 October 2015
ESTEC Open Day fully booked02 October 2015 Sunday’s ESTEC Open Day is now fully booked, having reached its ceiling of 12 000 registrations. Everyone planning to attend needs to hold a registered ticket, including children.
What's on at Sunday's ESTEC Open Day28 September 2015
What's on at Sunday's ESTEC Open Day28 September 2015 Below the full list of things to do and see and lectures to listen to at this Sunday's ESTEC Open Day, taking place from 10:00 to 17:00. All registrations have now been taken, so if you are not already registered you will not be able to enter on the d...
EU Commissioner Bieńkowska tours ESA’s technical heart22 September 2015
EU Commissioner Bieńkowska tours ESA’s technical heart22 September 2015 ESA’s largest establishment has been honoured with a visit from Elżbieta Bieńkowska, EU Commissioner for the Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and Small–Medium Enterprises.
Hear astronauts’ stories of space at ESTEC Open Day21 September 2015
Hear astronauts’ stories of space at ESTEC Open Day21 September 2015 One of the key attractions at the Sunday 4 October Open Day of ESA’s technical heart is the chance to hear astronauts tell their tales of space at first hand.
Telling tales on space: first TEDxESA set for November08 September 2015
Telling tales on space: first TEDxESA set for November08 September 2015 The first TEDxESA conference will take place on 11 November at ESA’s technical heart in the Netherlands. With the theme ‘Science Beyond Fiction’, the event will take you on a stellar journey through space technology, innovation and science.