Europe’s workhorse Sentinel ready for action13 July 2016
Europe’s workhorse Sentinel ready for action13 July 2016 Getting the bigger picture on the health of our planet drew another step closer today as Europe’s Sentinel-3A satellite was handed over to Eumetsat for operations.
A little help from friends15 June 2016
A little help from friends15 June 2016 ESA’s first Mars orbiter will provide an important helping hand when the second arrives at the Red Planet in October.
Keeping LISA Pathfinder up there13 June 2016
Keeping LISA Pathfinder up there13 June 2016 Simply getting ESA’s gravitational-wave technology demonstration mission into its initial operational orbit was a challenge. Keeping it there requires teamwork, cold gas and lots of little pushes.
LISA Pathfinder exceeds expectations07 June 2016
LISA Pathfinder exceeds expectations07 June 2016 ESA’s LISA Pathfinder mission has demonstrated the technology needed to build a space-based gravitational wave observatory.
European space operations experts at the Berlin Air and Space Show31 May 2016 ESA will be exhibiting in the ‘Space for Earth’ pavilion (Hall 4) at ILA – one of the world’s largest aerospace trade shows – this week.
Mars Webcam goes pro25 May 2016
Mars Webcam goes pro25 May 2016 A modest ‘webcam’ on Mars Express has proven useful for outreach, education and citizen-science. Now ESA have decided to adopt it as a professional science instrument.