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Concordia calling16 April 2014
Concordia calling16 April 2014 Are you a team player who is unafraid of long isolation? Do you have a medical degree and a healthy love of extremes? ESA is offering the chance of a lifetime to run space experiments in one of the world’s most isolated places: Concordia research stat...
Europe lofts first Copernicus environmental satellite03 April 2014 The ability of European citizens, policymakers and service providers to access key environmental data on a routine basis will take a major step forward following the launch today of ESA’s Sentinel-1A satellite.
Sentinel-1 ready for launch03 April 2014
Sentinel-1 ready for launch03 April 2014 With Sentinel-1A now sitting atop its Soyuz rocket, liftoff from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana is set for today at 23:02 CEST (21:02 GMT).
Name that mission04 March 2014
Name that mission04 March 2014 ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen will be venturing to the International Space Station next year. He is training as the flight engineer on the Soyuz spacecraft that will fly 400 km above Earth but his mission does not have a name – yet.
Prehistoric cave pigment to shield ESA’s Solar Orbiter12 February 2014
Prehistoric cave pigment to shield ESA’s Solar Orbiter12 February 2014 A pigment once daubed onto prehistoric cave paintings is set to protect the ESA-NASA Solar Orbiter mission from the Sun’s close-up glare. Burnt bone charcoal will be applied to the spacecraft’s titanium heatshield using a novel technique.
Galileo works, and works well10 February 2014
Galileo works, and works well10 February 2014 The in-orbit validation of Galileo has been achieved: Europe now has the operational nucleus of its own satellite navigation constellation in place – the world’s first civil-owned and operated satnav system.