Space weather report for an alien world06 June 2014
Space weather report for an alien world06 June 2014 For the first time, ESA is providing regular space-weather reports for a spacecraft orbiting another planet.
ESA debris radar detects first space objects25 February 2014
ESA debris radar detects first space objects25 February 2014 A prototype radar that will help Europe to develop capabilities in space-debris surveillance is performing above expectations, and is showing its capability to detect objects in low orbits.
A good year to find a comet12 February 2014
A good year to find a comet12 February 2014 A team of European astronomers has found a previously unknown comet, detected as a tiny blob of light orbiting our Sun deep in the Solar System.
Getting ready for asteroids 31 January 2014
Getting ready for asteroids 31 January 2014 With a mandate from the UN, ESA and other space agencies from around the world are about to establish a high-level group to help coordinate global response should a threatening asteroid ever be found heading towards Earth.
European cooperation reduces asteroid risk 24 January 2014
European cooperation reduces asteroid risk 24 January 2014 A new partnership between ESA and the European Southern Observatory will help the Agency’s asteroid team to find potentially hazardous space rocks and is already helping to determine which ones might not be so dangerous after all.