Commemorative coins to mark 50 years of European space cooperation10 February 2014 2014 is a milestone year for Europe as it looks back with pride on 50 years of space cooperation. To mark this important anniversary, the Monnaie de Paris, France’s national mint, is issuing a set of collectors’ coins in gold and silver to celebrate E...
1964–2014: fifty years of European cooperation in space17 January 2014
1964–2014: fifty years of European cooperation in space17 January 2014 A new year opens, but 2014 is special: this year the space community is celebrating the anniversary of the construction of Europe as a space power and 50 years of unique achievements in space.
Fifty years in space: what can we learn?21 January 2014
Fifty years in space: what can we learn?21 January 2014 Fifty years of European cooperation in space is an anniversary for the whole space sector in Europe, which can be proud of its results and achievements. But what lessons can we take from this first 50 years of European space cooperation?
Spacelab and 30 years of ESA astronauts28 November 2013
Spacelab and 30 years of ESA astronauts28 November 2013 Thirty years ago this week the first European-built Spacelab was launched on the Space Shuttle. ESA’s first astronaut, Ulf Merbold, flew on the mission, marking ESA’s entry into human spaceflight.
Happy birthday, Space Station20 November 2013
Happy birthday, Space Station20 November 2013 The International Space Station celebrates its birthday today, 15 years after the first module was launched in 1998.
ESA SP-1321 How Columbus learnt to fly12 November 2013
ESA SP-1321 How Columbus learnt to fly12 November 2013 This book describes the 14-day 1E Mission in which the European Columbus module was delivered to the International Space Station by the Space Shuttle Atlantis.