The beginning of Hungarian manned spaceflight03 June 2015
The beginning of Hungarian manned spaceflight03 June 2015 Hungary entered the ranks of spacefaring countries on 26 May 1980. Bertalan Farkas, the first Hungarian cosmonaut and 97th human in outer space, was the subject of the recent ‘ŰR-LÉPTÉK’ conference in Budapest celebrating the 35th anniversary of his f...
Forty years of the ESA Convention29 May 2015
Forty years of the ESA Convention29 May 2015 After the 50th anniversary of the European space cooperation in 2014, we now celebrate 40 years since the signing of the Convention for the creation of a single European Space Agency in May 1975.
ESA Bulletin 161 (1st quarter 2015)11 May 2015
ESA Bulletin 161 (1st quarter 2015)11 May 2015 In the latest issue of the ESA Bulletin, you'll find a report on the recent flight of ESA's Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle and a tribute to the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope on its 25th anniversary in orbit. Read more
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.