ESA researching atomic layering technique whose inventor won technology's 'Nobel' prize08 June 2018 ESA congratulates its research partner Picosun in Finland, whose board member Dr. Tuomo Suntola was awarded the prestigious Millennium Technology Prize for his invention of an atom-by-atom coating method whose reach extends across daily life.
Sleek telescope makes it in the Big Apple 07 June 2018
Sleek telescope makes it in the Big Apple 07 June 2018 Just in time for Asteroid Day, New York’s Museum of Modern Art has selected a sleek new portable telescope from French start-up Vaonis for its prestigious MoMA Design Store.
United Nations satnav specialists tour ESA’s technical heart28 May 2018 Members of the United Nations technical group supporting global cooperation in satellite navigation toured ESA’s technical centre in the Netherlands, to see key facilities used to develop Europe’s Galileo system.
Student Hyperloop motor tested at ESA25 May 2018
Student Hyperloop motor tested at ESA25 May 2018 Dutch students due to compete in Elon Musk’s high-speed ‘Hyperloop’ challenge this July subjected their motor module to near-vacuum conditions within ESA’s technical heart.
Moon holds key to improving satellite views of Earth30 April 2018
Moon holds key to improving satellite views of Earth30 April 2018 Many Earth observation satellites make use of an added ingredient to ensure reliable, good quality environmental data: the Moon.
Space smash: simulating when satellites collide24 April 2018
Space smash: simulating when satellites collide24 April 2018 Satellites orbiting Earth are moving at many kilometres per second – so what happens when their paths cross? Satellite collisions are rare, and their consequences poorly understood, so a new project seeks to simulate them, for better forecasting of fu...