Exciting times ahead: October Open Day25 April 2016
Exciting times ahead: October Open Day25 April 2016 Save the date: this year’s ESA’s Open Day in the Netherlands will take place on Sunday, 2 October. ESA’s technical heart will be thrown open to visitors in the midst of one of the most exciting times in Europe’s space history.
Card-thick space antenna24 March 2016
Card-thick space antenna24 March 2016 A whole new kind of large space antenna has been tested in realistic space conditions. This 5 m-diameter reflector seen being lowered into ESA’s Large Space Simulator appears translucent because it is a few tenths of a mm thick – thinner than a piece...
Asteroid Day events to span globe on 30 June09 February 2016
Asteroid Day events to span globe on 30 June09 February 2016 Asteroid Day, a global movement to increase knowledge and awareness of asteroids, announced its plans for 2016 from a press conference hosted at ESA’s technical heart in the Netherlands and livestreamed around the world.
Asteroid Day incoming on 30 June29 January 2016
Asteroid Day incoming on 30 June29 January 2016 ESA is teaming up with the organisers of Asteroid Day 2016, scheduled for 30 June. To learn more about this year’s partners and events, members of the media are invited to visit ESA’s technical heart on Tuesday, 9 February.
Irish prime minister meets space successes at ESA07 January 2016
Irish prime minister meets space successes at ESA07 January 2016 Ireland’s prime minister proclaimed himself “so proud as an Irishman” to learn about the crucial role of Irish companies across Europe’s space sector as he toured ESA’s technical heart.
New Meteosat antenna tested in Hertz chamber22 December 2015
New Meteosat antenna tested in Hertz chamber22 December 2015 An innovative antenna assembly destined to serve Europe’s coming generation of weather satellites has been put to the test within ESA’s cavernous Hertz chamber, which can reproduce the boundless reaches of space.