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Call for Media: News conference with ESA’s first British astronaut, Tim Peake18 September 2015 ESA’s first British astronaut, Tim Peake, will take part in a video news conference at 12:30 BST (11:30 GMT) on 23 September to discuss his upcoming mission and its educational aspects. It will be livestreamed via NASA TV at www.nasa.gov/ntv. The...
Galileo taking flight: ten satellites now in orbit11 September 2015
Galileo taking flight: ten satellites now in orbit11 September 2015 Europe’s own satellite navigation system has come a step nearer to completion today, with Galileo 9 and 10 which lifted off together at 02:08 GMT on 11 September (04:08 CEST; 23:08 local time, 10 September) from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guian...
Venture capital to nurture ESA space applications11 August 2015
Venture capital to nurture ESA space applications11 August 2015 ESA will give the most promising European space applications, services and technologies the chance to access a substantial new source of venture capital finance.
Surfing for science29 July 2015
Surfing for science29 July 2015 Thanks to a new system developed by scientists in the UK, taking to the waves for a spot of surfing can benefit research into the health of coastal waters, and could help confirm satellite measurements of sea-surface temperature.
Cool summer boosts Arctic ice20 July 2015
Cool summer boosts Arctic ice20 July 2015 Measurements from ESA’s CryoSat satellite show that the volume of Arctic sea ice increased by a third following the unusually cool summer of 2013. This new finding suggests that ice in the northern hemisphere is more sensitive to changes in summer mel...