What is ESA
The European Space Agency (ESA) is Europe's gateway to space. Its mission is to shape the development of Europe's space capability and ensure that investment in space continues to deliver benefits to the citizens of Europe and the world.read more
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ESA at Space4You Nereus conference The Space4You conference on space as a driver for competitiveness and growth concluded today in the city of Bari in southern Italy.
Conference on EU Space Policy 2014The sixth high-level Conference on EU Space Policy, 'What direction for Europe in space between now and 2020?', takes place on 28–29 Jan...
UK centre stone-laying launches European space celebrationsThe first stones of ESA’s new establishment in the UK were laid in a ceremony today by Director General Jean-Jacques Dordain, UK Ministe...