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.
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.
ESA boosting its Argentine link with deep space25 April 2017
ESA boosting its Argentine link with deep space25 April 2017 Thanks to some high-tech improvements, ESA’s radio dish in Argentina will be ready to receive the rising torrent of scientific data beamed back by future missions exploring deep in our Solar System.
Catching Cassini’s call13 January 2017
Catching Cassini’s call13 January 2017 This week, ESA deep-space radio dishes on two continents are listening for signals from the international Cassini spacecraft, now on its final tour of Saturn.
Ready for the Red Planet14 October 2016
Ready for the Red Planet14 October 2016 Next week, ESA’s ExoMars has just a single chance to get captured by Mars’ gravity. The spacecraft and the mission controllers who will make it so are ready for arrival.