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Call for Media: Galileo 23-26 close to launch17 July 2018
Call for Media: Galileo 23-26 close to launch17 July 2018 The last four Galileo satellites of the second FOC (Full Operational Capability) batch are scheduled for launch on 25 July at 11:25 GMT (13:25 CEST, 08:25 local time) from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, on an Ariane 5 rocket, designated Flight VA244 by Arianespace.
Focus on the future of space transportation: ESA’s call for ideas16 July 2018 ESA is calling for ideas that will shape the future of space transportation services – to space, in space and returning from space.
EIB and ESA to cooperate on increasing investments in the Euro...10 July 2018 Today Ambroise Fayolle, Vice President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), welcomed Jan Wörner, Director General of ESA, to sign a Joint Statement on behalf of the two organisations.
Call for Media: ESA invites for media interactive talks at Far...2 July 2018 ESA and its partners the UK Space Agency and UK space industry will host a series of media interactive talks on Tuesday 17 July during the Farnborough International Airshow. These will take place in the Space Zone, Hall 1, in the events area of a joint exhibition stand.
From an almost perfect Universe to the best of both worlds17 July 2018 It was 21 March 2013. The world’s scientific press had either gathered in ESA’s Paris headquarters or logged in online, along with a multitude of scientists around the globe, to witness the moment when ESA’s Planck mission revealed its ‘image’ of the...
Hot firing proves solid rocket motor for Ariane 6 and Vega-C16 July 2018 Today's hot firing of the P120C solid-propellant motor at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana proves its flight-worthiness for use on Vega-C next year and on Ariane 6 from 2020.
Copernicus Sentinel-5P releases first data11 July 2018
Copernicus Sentinel-5P releases first data11 July 2018 Following months of tests and careful evaluation, the first data on air pollutants from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite have been released. These first maps show a range of trace gases that affect air quality such as carbon monoxide, nitrogen dio...
MetOp-C launch campaign kicks off09 July 2018
MetOp-C launch campaign kicks off09 July 2018 The MetOp-C launch campaign has kicked off with the first of three Antonovs landing at Cayenne Airport, French Guiana on 20 June.
Europe’s next Galileo satellites in place atop Ariane 513 July 2018 Europe’s next Galileo satellites have been put in place on top of the Ariane 5 launcher due to lift them from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana on Wednesday 25 July.
Earth’s first mission to a binary asteroid, for planetary defence25 June 2018 Planning for humankind’s first mission to a binary asteroid system has entered its next engineering phase. ESA’s proposed Hera mission would also be Europe’s contribution to an ambitious planetary defence experiment.