Vega to launch ESA’s wind mission07 September 2016
Vega to launch ESA’s wind mission07 September 2016 Today, ESA and Arianespace signed a contract to secure the launch of the Aeolus satellite. With this milestone, a better understanding of Earth’s winds is another step closer.
And the winner is … satellites for saving energy05 July 2016
And the winner is … satellites for saving energy05 July 2016 Improve your car’s fuel efficiency by using satellite data won this year’s ActInSpace, a hackathon weekend involving 800 people in 24 cities in 12 countries looking for everyday uses of space.
Air conditioning goes green 06 June 2016
Air conditioning goes green 06 June 2016 The ingenuity of four space engineers has created a zero-emission air-conditioning system that doesn’t pollute our atmosphere when we turn it on.
Monitoring pipelines from space06 June 2016
Monitoring pipelines from space06 June 2016 Dutch company Orbital Eye has developed a service that uses satellites to monitor gas and oil pipelines. A major African pipeline operator has already signed up for the service.
Putting new energy into fashion23 May 2016
Putting new energy into fashion23 May 2016 An ESA-backed start-up company is working with fashion students to incorporate energy-harvesting devices in new space-inspired high-fashion designs. The results will be unveiled on a catwalk at the London Science Museum on 25 May.
Personal aircraft aiming to take off from your home 06 May 2016 A start-up company hosted in an ESA business incubator is developing the world’s first vertical takeoff and landing aircraft for personal use. The electric two-seater will open the door to a new class of simpler, quieter and environmentally friendly p...