Europe comes together for space weather05 November 2015
Europe comes together for space weather05 November 2015 Working with scientists in 14 countries across Europe, ESA is developing a warning network that will help protect us from the effects of our Sun’s activity.
Space for safer cars 25 September 2015
Space for safer cars 25 September 2015 A spacecraft tool is now improving car safety by stress-testing many of the internal computer systems to be sure they work well when the car is on the road.
Trusty, not rusty, pipelines owe a debt to space 12 August 2015
Trusty, not rusty, pipelines owe a debt to space 12 August 2015 When a Dutch company working on soil pollution teamed up with ESA to build a better, bacteria-based air filter for space, they also created the foundation for a new way of keeping iron pipelines from corroding in the ground.
Searching for underground energy sources from space27 July 2015 Data from ESA’s GOCE gravity satellite are being used to improve models of Earth’s geology, indicating the potential locations of subsurface energy sources.
Robots under test for oil and gas rig duty 13 July 2015
Robots under test for oil and gas rig duty 13 July 2015 A robot building on ESA’s ExoMars rover is bidding to win a place on oil and gas production rigs around the world, to work in remote and hazardous environments.
Keeping energy clean and the countryside quiet 12 June 2015
Keeping energy clean and the countryside quiet 12 June 2015 Thanks to expertise garnered building space telescopes powerful enough to see exoplanets, large wind turbines are now generating clean power without making a racket.