Visit Rosetta’s birthplace at Europe’s Space Hub this October02 September 2014
Visit Rosetta’s birthplace at Europe’s Space Hub this October02 September 2014 Europe’s first half-century in space is set to culminate in the first-ever landing on a comet, by ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft this November. Ahead of that milestone, Sunday 5 October marks a rare chance to tour the birthplace of Rosetta, among many other...
Hypergravity proposals requested for Spin Your Thesis! 201501 September 2014
Hypergravity proposals requested for Spin Your Thesis! 201501 September 2014 The ESA Education Office is issuing a call to university students who want to take advantage of next year’s opportunity to conduct hypergravity experiments.
Hard work behind ATV’s good, clean cargo delivery22 August 2014
Hard work behind ATV’s good, clean cargo delivery22 August 2014 As International Space Station crewmen unpack the many cargo bags delivered aboard ESA’s ATV space freighter, they are working with some of the cleanest items – carried within one of the cleanest interiors – yet flown in space.
Gerst drives car-sized rover from space08 August 2014
Gerst drives car-sized rover from space08 August 2014 Looking down from orbit, ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst steered ESA’s Eurobot rover through a series of intricate manoeuvres on the ground yesterday, demonstrating a new space network that could connect astronauts to vehicles on alien worlds.
ATV’s fiery break-up to be seen from inside17 July 2014
ATV’s fiery break-up to be seen from inside17 July 2014 As ESA’s remaining supply ferry to the International Space Station burns up in the atmosphere, its final moments as its hull disintegrates will be recorded from the inside by a unique infrared camera.
ESA’s spaceplane set for flight16 July 2014
ESA’s spaceplane set for flight16 July 2014 All eyes are on ESA’s spaceplane to showcase reentry technologies after its unconventional launch on a Vega rocket this November.