When Swarm met Steve21 April 2017
When Swarm met Steve21 April 2017 Thanks to social media and the power of citizen scientists chasing the northern lights, a new feature was discovered recently. Nobody knew what this strange ribbon of purple light was, so … it was called Steve.
Satellite service boosting special flight operations18 April 2017
Satellite service boosting special flight operations18 April 2017 Thanks to ESA, aircraft are using satcoms to share realtime information with other aircraft and ground stations to improve flight operations.
ESA helps faster cleaner shipping 13 April 2017
ESA helps faster cleaner shipping 13 April 2017 With around 90% of world trade carried by ships, making sure a vessel follows the fastest route has clear economic benefits. By merging measurements from different satellites, ESA is providing key information on ocean currents, which is not only makin...
Small but perfectly formed high-frequency radio testing 10 April 2017
Small but perfectly formed high-frequency radio testing 10 April 2017 ESA’s antenna test facilities are operating at higher frequencies than ever before, helping to prepare a future instrument targeting a mystery aspect of Earth’s climate.
Galileo’s search and rescue service in the spotlight06 April 2017
Galileo’s search and rescue service in the spotlight06 April 2017 Europe’s Galileo satnav network does more than let us find our way – it is also helping to save lives. Today sees a spotlight cast on Galileo’s Search and Rescue service, which pinpoints people in distress on land or sea.
Navigate your ideas into the future 06 April 2017
Navigate your ideas into the future 06 April 2017 Come up with a great new idea on how to use satellite navigation to make life easier here on Earth and you can win prizes to help turn the idea into a real business.