Cassini concludes pioneering mission at Saturn15 September 2017
Cassini concludes pioneering mission at Saturn15 September 2017 The international Cassini mission has concluded its remarkable exploration of the Saturnian system in spectacular style, by plunging into the gas planet’s atmosphere.
How to follow Cassini’s end of mission15 September 2017
How to follow Cassini’s end of mission15 September 2017 The international Cassini mission reaches its dramatic finale this Friday by plunging into Saturn’s atmosphere, concluding 13-years of exploration around the ringed planet.
Happy birthday ESOC07 September 2017
Happy birthday ESOC07 September 2017 Fifty years ago tomorrow, the European Space Operations Centre was inaugurated in Darmstadt, Germany. Since then, the centre has become known worldwide as Europe’s ‘Gateway to Space’.
Celebrating Europe’s science highlights with Cassini06 September 2017
Celebrating Europe’s science highlights with Cassini06 September 2017 The international Cassini-Huygens mission has explored Saturn and its rings and moons for 13 years, and will conclude by plunging into the planet’s atmosphere next week. This article highlights some of the mission’s exciting discoveries led by Europe...
Big dishes band together25 August 2017
Big dishes band together25 August 2017 Earlier this month, radio dishes from three deep-space networks combined to catch faint ‘survival’ whispers from one of ESA’s Mars orbiters, underlining the value of international collaboration for exploring the Red Planet.
Brief history of ESOC17 August 2017
Brief history of ESOC17 August 2017 In 2017, ESA's European Space Operations Centre is celebrating its 50th anniversary, highlighting a rich history of achievement in space.