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New ESA Director of Earth Observation14 June 2016
New ESA Director of Earth Observation14 June 2016 At a restricted meeting of the ESA Council held in Paris today Mr Josef Aschbacher was appointed as ESA Director of Earth Observation.
And yet it moves: 14 Galileo satellites now in orbit24 May 2016 Named for the astronomer who pinpointed Earth’s true position in the Solar System, the Galileo satellite navigation system that will help Europe find its way in the 21st century now has 14 satellites in orbit after today’s double launch.
Calling all artists: apply now for art and science residency20 April 2016 ESA, in partnership with Ars Electronica, is announcing art&science@ESA, a new art residency to explore the fertile ground between art and space science.
Call for Media: The next flight to Mars is departing soon29 February 2016
Call for Media: The next flight to Mars is departing soon29 February 2016 The ExoMars 2016 mission is planned for launch at 09:31 GMT (10:31 CET) on 14 March from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Representatives of traditional and social media are invited to apply for accreditation to attend a day-long event at ESA’s cont...
Third Sentinel satellite launched for Copernicus 16 February 2016
Third Sentinel satellite launched for Copernicus 16 February 2016 The third ESA-developed satellite carrying four Earth-observing instruments was launched today, ready to provide a ‘bigger picture’ for Europe’s Copernicus environment programme.
Rosetta’s lander faces eternal hibernation12 February 2016
Rosetta’s lander faces eternal hibernation12 February 2016 Silent since its last call to mothership Rosetta seven months ago, the Philae lander is facing conditions on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko from which it is unlikely to recover.