ESA Bulletin 160 (Nov 2014)22 December 2014
ESA Bulletin 160 (Nov 2014)22 December 2014 In this issue of the ESA Bulletin, there's a reminder of some of the amazing images from ESA's Rosetta mission, as we follow it from arrival at Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in August to the landing of Philae last month. Read more
Thirty-five years of Ariane: how Ariane was born22 December 2014
Thirty-five years of Ariane: how Ariane was born22 December 2014 As a new and crucial chapter is being written in the extraordinary Ariane saga, the space community is celebrating the 35th anniversary of the first Ariane flight, on 24 December 1979, which made the ambition of European access to space a reality.
ESA’s technical heart marks 50 years of Europe in space 17 December 2014
ESA’s technical heart marks 50 years of Europe in space 17 December 2014 A year of celebrations marking half a century of European cooperation in space concluded this week with a royal visit to ESA’s largest establishment, in the Netherlands.
ESA in Italy celebrates 50 years of Europe in space27 November 2014
ESA in Italy celebrates 50 years of Europe in space27 November 2014 ESA’s centre for Earth observation welcomed representatives of the Italian Government, European institutions and industry on Wednesday to an event marking 50 years of European cooperation in space. Guests including Stefania Giannini, Italy’s Minister...
The President of the Spanish Government visits ESA’s Space Astronomy Centre10 November 2014 The President of the Spanish Government, Mr Mariano Rajoy, was welcomed to ESA’s Space Astronomy Centre on the 6th November by the Agency’s Director General, Jean-Jaques Dordain on a visit marking 50 years of European cooperation in space.
The launch of MARECS B210 November 2014
The launch of MARECS B210 November 2014 On this day, 30 years ago, one of Europe’s first telecommunications satellites, MARECS B2, was launched. The MARECS maritime communications satellites were the first European satellites of their kind.