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Call for Media: The last chance to see Sentinel-39 October 2015
Call for Media: The last chance to see Sentinel-39 October 2015 ESA, the European Commission, Eumetsat and Thales Alenia Space are inviting media to view the completed Sentinel 3A satellite in Cannes, France, on 15 October.
Agreement paves the way for MetOp Second Generation 5 October 2015
Agreement paves the way for MetOp Second Generation 5 October 2015 Today, ESA and Eumetsat signed a Cooperation Agreement that secures the continued development of the MetOp Second Generation satellites, which will start providing meteorological observations from polar orbit in mid-2021.
Call for Media: Signing of MetOp-SG cooperation agreement30 September 2015
Call for Media: Signing of MetOp-SG cooperation agreement30 September 2015 Media representatives are invited to an event for the signing of the Cooperation Agreement between ESA and EUMETSAT on the MetOp Second Generation series of meteorological satellites.
Andreas Mogensen lands after a busy mission on Space Station12 September 2015
Andreas Mogensen lands after a busy mission on Space Station12 September 2015 ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen, Soyuz spacecraft commander Gennady Padalka and Kazakh cosmonaut Aidyn Aimbetov landed this morning at 00:51 GMT (02:51 CEST 12 September) in the steppe of Kazakhstan, marking the end of their missions to the International Space Station.
Heads of Space Agencies meet at the 66th International Astronautical Congress (IAC 2015) in Jerusalem12 October 2015 Jerusalem, 12 October 2015: Heads of the world’s leading space agencies took part in a special plenary session at IAC 2015 in Jerusalem today.
Astronaut brains as beacons for researchers08 October 2015
Astronaut brains as beacons for researchers08 October 2015 How astronauts adapt to the stresses of living in space is helping researchers to pinpoint the causes of common disorders on Earth. From the brain’s point of view, living in space is very stressful. The signals from an astronaut’s body in space go ha...
International Space Agencies Meet to Advance Space Exploration07 October 2015 Senior managers representing 14 space agencies participating in the International Space Exploration Coordination Group (ISECG) affirmed their commitment to fostering broad international cooperation to further advance the exploration and utilisation of...
Fifth mission for Ariane 5 this year30 September 2015
Fifth mission for Ariane 5 this year30 September 2015 This evening an Ariane 5 delivered two telecom satellites into their planned orbits after lifting off from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
How Rosetta’s comet got its shape28 September 2015
How Rosetta’s comet got its shape28 September 2015 Two comets collided at low speed in the early Solar System to give rise to the distinctive ‘rubber duck’ shape of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, say Rosetta scientists.
Galileo satellites handed over to operator25 September 2015
Galileo satellites handed over to operator25 September 2015 Europe’s latest pair of Galileo satellites has passed its initial check out in space, allowing control to be handed over to the main control centre and join the growing fleet.