Watching for hazards: ESA opens asteroid centre22 May 2013 ESA today inaugurated a new hub that will strengthen Europe’s contribution to the global hunt for asteroids and other hazardous natural objects that may strike Earth.
Call for Media: Inauguration of ESA’s Near-Earth Object Coordination Centre at ESRIN15 May 2013 Media representatives are invited to the inauguration of ESA’s Near-Earth Object Coordination Centre at ESRIN (Frascati, Italy). This is the second centre to be opened under the Agency’s Space Situational Awareness programme after the Space Weather Co...
After Chelyabinsk: European experts assess asteroid options08 May 2013 In February, a speeding asteroid slammed into our atmosphere and exploded high over Russia’s Ural region, injuring hundreds and causing millions of euros of damage. What should we do if we have a similar – or even bigger – strike in the future?
Destination Earth06 May 2013
Destination Earth06 May 2013 Solar science meets art in this unique portrait of a solar storm heading straight for Earth.
Global experts agree action needed on space debris 25 April 2013
Global experts agree action needed on space debris 25 April 2013 There is an urgent need to remove orbiting space debris and to fly satellites in the future without creating new fragments, Europe’s largest-ever space-debris conference announced today.
Eyes on our Sun: ESA opens new space weather centre in Brussels05 April 2013 This week, ESA opened a new Space Weather Coordination Centre to gather up-to-date information on our Sun. It is the first such data coordination centre opened under the Agency’s Space Situational Awareness Programme.