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Winners of the European CanSat 2015 competition finals29 June 2015 Nobody said it was going to be easy and for one hundred students representing 16 teams from 14 different ESA member states, last week was the European CanSat competition finals – the culmination of a long and arduous journey into the world of space ex...
Fly Your Thesis!: ESA’s parabolic flight opportunities for students restart23 June 2015 The ESA Education Office's 'Fly Your Thesis!' programme is back, after having a short break of three years. The first new flight campaign is planned for late 2016. The deadline for applications is 21 September 2015.
Rosetta mission extended 23 June 2015
Rosetta mission extended 23 June 2015 The adventure continues: ESA today confirmed that its Rosetta mission will be extended until the end of September 2016, at which point the spacecraft will most likely be landed on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
Keeping energy clean and the countryside quiet 12 June 2015
Keeping energy clean and the countryside quiet 12 June 2015 Thanks to expertise garnered building space telescopes powerful enough to see exoplanets, large wind turbines are now generating clean power without making a racket.
CryoSat detects sudden ice loss in Southern Antarctic Peninsula22 May 2015 A recent acceleration in ice loss in a previously stable region of Antarctica has been detected by ESA’s ice mission.
Science of friction: keeping things moving in space20 May 2015 For more than four decades, an unremarkable building in an industrial estate on the edge of Warrington, UK, has played a crucial role in the success of most European space missions with moving parts – which means nearly all of them.