Lemon juice: new ingredient for space designers?18 September 2014
Lemon juice: new ingredient for space designers?18 September 2014 Corrosion resistance and high strength put stainless steel high on the list of essential materials for satellite and rocket designers. Now ESA plans to investigate an alternative, environmental-friendly method of readying this important metal.
Europe’s new age of metals begins10 September 2014
Europe’s new age of metals begins10 September 2014 ESA has joined forces with other leading research institutions and more than 180 European companies in a billion-euro effort developing new types of metals and manufacturing techniques for this century.
Exploring technology synergies24 July 2014
Exploring technology synergies24 July 2014 As a take-off activity within the Space & Energy (S&E) Initiative, ESA launched a study together with industry to investigate possible technology synergies between the space sector and the terrestrial energy industry. This work was carried out...
Sharper images, better blades03 July 2014
Sharper images, better blades03 July 2014 Software developed to handle distortions in satellite images is now bringing the search for cracks in wind turbines into the 21st century.
Earth Observation for Energy18 June 2014
Earth Observation for Energy18 June 2014 In the framework of its Space & Energy initiative ESA commissioned two studies to be carried out to increase the synergy between the Energy Sector (ES) and the Space sector and to assess how the space sector, and in particular Earth Observation (E...
Space for nature29 May 2014
Space for nature29 May 2014 Information from Earth-observing satellites is being used to protect and sustainably manage our natural resources.