André Kuipers’ Soyuz capsule lands in Noordwijk16 September 2016
André Kuipers’ Soyuz capsule lands in Noordwijk16 September 2016 The Soyuz TMA-03M spacecraft, in which Dutch ESA astronaut André Kuipers made his trip to the International Space Station in 2011 and returned in 2012, will be on permanent public display from next week at Space Expo in Noordwijk.
Registration open for October’s ESA Open Day in the Netherlands02 July 2016 Registration has now opened for ESA’s annual Open Day in the Netherlands on Sunday, 2 October – the chance for everyone to visit ESA’s technical heart.
Space Solutions conference: bringing space to Earth18 May 2016 A major European space conference is taking place in the Netherlands at the end of this month, highlighting the vital role that space technology plays in all our lives, and helping European industry to explore its business potential.
Award received during royal visit to ESTEC13 May 2016
Award received during royal visit to ESTEC13 May 2016 A royal visit to ESA’s technical heart on 12 May was the occasion for the Agency to receive an award for ‘Economic Diplomacy’ from the Cercle International Diplomatique et Consulaire, CIDIC.
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 piec...