Astronauts for this year’s ESTEC Open Day15 June 2017
Astronauts for this year’s ESTEC Open Day15 June 2017 The date is fixed: you are invited to visit ESA’s technical heart in the Netherlands for its annual Open Day on Sunday, 8 October.
Atomic oxygen generator simulates fire in the sky29 May 2017 ESA has begun operating a new simulator that fires a laser to generate a variety of oxygen normally encountered only in low orbits – and known to eat away at satellite surfaces.
Father of GPS meets Europe’s Galileo team17 January 2017
Father of GPS meets Europe’s Galileo team17 January 2017 Brad Parkinson, hailed as the father of GPS, has visited ESA’s technical heart to meet the team behind Europe’s Galileo satellite navigation system.
Preparing for Sunday’s Open Day30 September 2016
Preparing for Sunday’s Open Day30 September 2016 We’re looking forward to a fun, activity-packed day on Sunday’s ESA Open Day in the Netherlands, but all registered visitors are kindly reminded to keep an eye on the weather, and dress appropriately.
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.