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First new Galileo satellite arrives at ESA for space testing16 May 2013 The first satellite of Galileo’s next phase has arrived at ESA’s technical heart in the Netherlands for a rigorous set of tests to check its readiness for launch.
Understanding the surfaces of asteroids10 May 2013
Understanding the surfaces of asteroids10 May 2013 A Fly Your Thesis! experiment has explained how gravel and rocks behave on the surface of an asteroid. The results will be useful in explaining asteroid geology, interpreting images of asteroid surfaces and designing future asteroid lander missions.
After Chelyabinsk: European experts assess asteroid options08 May 2013 In February, a speeding asteroid slammed into our atmosphere and exploded high over Russia’s Ural region, injuring hundreds and causing millions of euros of damage. What should we do if we have a similar – or even bigger – strike in the future?
Springing into action 06 May 2013
Springing into action 06 May 2013 Spring has arrived and thousands of schoolchildren are stretching their muscles and brains to reach the finishing line of Mission-X. After six weeks of activities inspired by astronaut training, these future space explorers will celebrate their achiev...
2013 CanSat campaign successfully concluded15 April 2013
2013 CanSat campaign successfully concluded15 April 2013 High school students from 8 different ESA Member States have completed the third European Cansat Launch Campaign, which was held in The Netherlands for the first time. 15 student teams from across Europe participated in the four-day event.
Student opportunities for IAC 201327 March 2013
Student opportunities for IAC 201327 March 2013 ESA's Education Office offers European students the opportunity to attend the International Astronautical Congress (IAC). This year’s IAC will be held from 23 – 27 September in Beijing, China. The theme of the 64th edition of IAC is "Promoting S...