Asteroid Day events to span globe on 30 June09 February 2016
Asteroid Day events to span globe on 30 June09 February 2016 Asteroid Day, a global movement to increase knowledge and awareness of asteroids, announced its plans for 2016 from a press conference hosted at ESA’s technical heart in the Netherlands and livestreamed around the world.
Proba-V eyes Bolivia’s vanishing lake08 February 2016
Proba-V eyes Bolivia’s vanishing lake08 February 2016 Monitoring Earth’s surface every day, ESA’s Proba-V minisatellite has had a ringside seat as the second largest lake in Bolivia gradually dried up. Lake Poopó has now been declared fully evaporated.
Staying safe in Antarctica thanks to ESA incubator08 February 2016
Staying safe in Antarctica thanks to ESA incubator08 February 2016 Scientists will soon be wearing safety trackers from a Belgium start-up company while working on Earth’s southernmost continent.
ESA technical Director visits Spanish ESA high-power radio lab04 February 2016
ESA technical Director visits Spanish ESA high-power radio lab04 February 2016 Franco Ongaro, ESA’s Director of Technical and Quality Management, paid a visit today to an essential Agency laboratory in Valencia, Spain, tasked with helping to keep high-power radio systems operating in space for years on end.
Asteroid Day incoming on 30 June29 January 2016
Asteroid Day incoming on 30 June29 January 2016 ESA is teaming up with the organisers of Asteroid Day 2016, scheduled for 30 June. To learn more about this year’s partners and events, members of the media are invited to visit ESA’s technical heart on Tuesday, 9 February.
Step aside, humans19 January 2016
Step aside, humans19 January 2016 Satellites are carrying increasingly diverse payloads into orbit, and resolving their often-conflicting onboard schedules requires programming wizardry and a little help from artificial intelligence.