ESA extends global ties 03 May 2016
ESA extends global ties 03 May 2016 As an intergovernmental space agency, ESA engages with countries well beyond those of its member states. A key partnership is with Argentina, one of South America’s most space-connected countries.
Teams ready for Sentinel-1B launch21 April 2016
Teams ready for Sentinel-1B launch21 April 2016 A final, full rehearsal has confirmed that teams at ESA’s mission control are ready for tomorrow’s launch of the Sentinel-1B radar satellite.
Intensive training for Mars voyage08 March 2016
Intensive training for Mars voyage08 March 2016 With just days to go before the departure of ExoMars, mission teams are in the final stages of their months-long training that ensures everyone knows their job the moment the mission comes alive.
New antenna ready for business12 February 2016
New antenna ready for business12 February 2016 ESA inaugurated a new tracking dish in Australia yesterday, marking a significant step in the Agency’s worldwide satcom network.
Auld lang tracking syne15 January 2016
Auld lang tracking syne15 January 2016 After 30 years of working on dozens of missions, an ESA antenna in Australia has been retired because of urban expansion and the increased risk of radio interference.
ESA station tracks Earth flyby mission03 December 2015
ESA station tracks Earth flyby mission03 December 2015 An ESA deep-space ground station will lend a helping ear as Japan’s Hayabusa-2 asteroid mission visits Earth on Thursday.