Appel a contributions : Projet histoire de l'ESA19 July 2017
Appel a contributions : Projet histoire de l'ESA19 July 2017 Historiens, diplomates, économistes, étudiants en droit, politologues et sociologues ont tous contribué, au même titre que les scientifiques et les ingénieurs, à une meilleure compréhension de l’ère spatiale et de ses incidences sociétales au cours...
Call for contributions: ESA History Project (deadline extended to 30 August)15 June 2017 There is more to space than rocket science. Historians, diplomats, economists, law students, political scientists and sociologists have all contributed to our understanding of the space age and its impact on our societies over the past decades.
First ESRO satellite in space17 May 2017
First ESRO satellite in space17 May 2017 On 17 May 1968, the first European Space Research Organisation satellite in orbit, ESRO-2B, was successfully launched on a Scout-B rocket from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, USA, and became the first mission controlled by teams at the Eu...
ESA Bulletin 165-168 201616 January 2017
ESA Bulletin 165-168 201616 January 2017 ESA Bulletins for 2016 have been combined into one bumper issue, featuring the biggest stories of last year and combining our 'programmes in progress' sections to keep you abreast of all our missions. You can read Bulletin 165-168 here.
John Glenn (1921-2016): tribute from ESA astronaut Pedro Duque16 December 2016
John Glenn (1921-2016): tribute from ESA astronaut Pedro Duque16 December 2016 John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth and who flew again on the Shuttle at age 77 with ESA astronaut Pedro Duque, passed away on 8 December at the age of 95.
Gabriel Lafferranderie (1941-2016)16 December 2016
Gabriel Lafferranderie (1941-2016)16 December 2016 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mr Gabriel Lafferranderie on 8 December 2016, at the age of 75.