ESRO's first sounding rockets04 July 2014
ESRO's first sounding rockets04 July 2014 Fifty years ago this week, ESRO’s first sounding rockets were launched from the Salto di Quirra range in Sardinia, Italy, on 6 and 8 July 1964.
The ESRO Convention and 'juste retour'14 June 2014
The ESRO Convention and 'juste retour'14 June 2014 On 14 June 1962, ten European nations founded an international organisation with the intention of jointly pursuing scientific research in space.
Fifty years since first ELDO launch 05 June 2014
Fifty years since first ELDO launch 05 June 2014 5 June 1964: a launch took place signalling the start of Europe's cooperative venture into space - the first test flight of a Europa-1 first stage (F1), a repurposed British Blue Streak missile, from Woomera, Australia.
European Parliament celebrates 50 years of European cooperation in space 02 April 2014 An exhibition celebrating 50 years of European cooperation in space was inaugurated at the European Parliament in Brussels on 1 April by Mr Ioannis Tsoukalas MEP.
ESA Bulletin 157 (Feb 2014)14 March 2014
ESA Bulletin 157 (Feb 2014)14 March 2014 Inside this issue of the ESA Bulletin we have the first instalment of a comprehensive chronology of ESA, its predecessor organisations and the history of European cooperation in space. Read online
ESA and CERN sign cooperation agreement 28 March 2014
ESA and CERN sign cooperation agreement 28 March 2014 ESA, the European Space Agency, and CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, signed a cooperation agreement on 28 March to foster future collaborations on research themes of common interest.