ESTEC Open Day fully booked02 October 2015
ESTEC Open Day fully booked02 October 2015 Sunday’s ESTEC Open Day is now fully booked, having reached its ceiling of 12 000 registrations. Everyone planning to attend needs to hold a registered ticket, including children.
ESA CubeSats set for Monday release 01 October 2015
ESA CubeSats set for Monday release 01 October 2015 The Danish flag will fly high on Monday when two small satellites, designed and built in Denmark, are released from the International Space Station and start their mission in space: the student-built AAUSay-5 and the professional technology demonstrat...
What's on at Sunday's ESTEC Open Day28 September 2015
What's on at Sunday's ESTEC Open Day28 September 2015 Below the full list of things to do and see and lectures to listen to at this Sunday's ESTEC Open Day, taking place from 10:00 to 17:00. All registrations have now been taken, so if you are not already registered you will not be able to enter on the d...
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.
Making (less of) an impact25 September 2015
Making (less of) an impact25 September 2015 When a rocket is launched into space it crosses all layers of the atmosphere and interacts with them. How much impact does a launch have on the atmosphere and can we quantify the effect in such a way that we can take mitigation measures? These are onl...
ESA team wins America’s Cup of rocket science24 September 2015
ESA team wins America’s Cup of rocket science24 September 2015 An ESA team has won the latest Global Trajectory Optimisation Competition, organised by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and popularly dubbed the ‘America’s Cup of rocket science’.