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Columbus: 10 years a lab16 January 2018
Columbus: 10 years a lab16 January 2018 In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue… In 2008 another Columbus sailed into space.
ESA to clear congested skies with Iris17 January 2018
ESA to clear congested skies with Iris17 January 2018 ESA has signed a €41.3 million contract with Inmarsat to help get more flights in the air with fewer delays, increased safety and reduced carbon dioxide emissions.
Space technology to drive autonomous ships30 November 2017
Space technology to drive autonomous ships30 November 2017 ESA Director General Jan Wörner signed a Memorandum of Intent with Rolls-Royce today, as the two entities agree to investigate how space technology can be used to develop autonomous and remote-controlled ships.
Low-cost clocks for landing on the Moon 26 October 2017
Low-cost clocks for landing on the Moon 26 October 2017 A European clock accurate to a trillionth of a second is set to be used on satellites and missions to the Moon. The ultra-precise time-keeper was conceived by a small company in Latvia, and ESA has recognised its potential for space. “We are the Fer...
Speeding up cancer screening18 October 2017
Speeding up cancer screening18 October 2017 Delivering breast cancer screening results in a day instead of today’s standard two weeks is being proposed by an ESA incubator start-up company using paperless technology and online image transfers. Screening vans are already on the streets.
Air quality-monitoring satellite in orbit13 October 2017
Air quality-monitoring satellite in orbit13 October 2017 The first Copernicus mission dedicated to monitoring our atmosphere, Sentinel‑5P, has been launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia.