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How Rosetta arrives at a comet01 August 2014
How Rosetta arrives at a comet01 August 2014 After travelling nearly 6.4 billion kilometres through the Solar System, ESA’s Rosetta is closing in on its target. But how does a spacecraft actually arrive at a comet?
Last ATV lifts off to supply the Space Station29 July 2014
Last ATV lifts off to supply the Space Station29 July 2014 The fifth and final mission of ESA’s Automated Transfer Vehicle got off to a flying start today with its launch from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, heading for the International Space Station.
Wake up, robot21 July 2014
Wake up, robot21 July 2014 Code, play and command your space droid – students across Europe can bring a squadron of minisatellites to life on the International Space Station as the ultimate space robot game.
ESA mission name for astronaut Tim Peake: Principia 18 July 2014
ESA mission name for astronaut Tim Peake: Principia 18 July 2014 When ESA astronaut Tim Peake sets off for his six-month space journey next year, he will be flying under the mission name of Principia.
Boosting marine traffic monitoring via satellite15 July 2014
Boosting marine traffic monitoring via satellite15 July 2014 ESA will improve the identification and tracking of seafaring vessels anywhere on Earth from 2018 under a public–private partnership with LuxSpace of Luxembourg and exactEarth of Canada, signed today at the UK’s premier airshow.
ESA at Farnborough air and space show10 July 2014
ESA at Farnborough air and space show10 July 2014 Visitors to the major Farnborough International Airshow will be able to enjoy ESA’s exhibition highlighting its achievements and plans in a dedicated Space Zone all next week.