Calling on satellites in alpine rescues24 February 2015
Calling on satellites in alpine rescues24 February 2015 Emergency services rescued 1780 people in the Austrian Alps last year. They can now count on satellites to access maps, send messages, give warnings and stay in contact.
Cool ride17 February 2015
Cool ride17 February 2015 Thanks to space, some Parisian Metro riders now enjoy a very high-tech commute. A satellite spin-off is paving the way for more comfortable journeys.
On solid ground03 December 2014
On solid ground03 December 2014 Lovers of architecture and history can rest easy: the stability of historical buildings can now be monitored in real time by a new technique with its roots in space.
ESA business incubator opens in Portugal11 November 2014
ESA business incubator opens in Portugal11 November 2014 ESA’s latest Business Incubation Centre has opened in Portugal, ready to help entrepreneurs and start-up companies take space technology and services into non-space areas such as health, transport and energy.
Eye-catching space technology restoring sight03 November 2014
Eye-catching space technology restoring sight03 November 2014 Laser surgery to correct eyesight is common practice, but did you know that technology developed for use in space is now commonly used to track the patient’s eye and precisely direct the laser scalpel?
Entrepreneurs focus on Galileo in prestigious competition 27 October 2014
Entrepreneurs focus on Galileo in prestigious competition 27 October 2014 A ground-breaking Galileo receiver took home the grand prize in this year's European Satellite Navigation Competition, while the ESA Innovation Prize went to a tracker for items such as trailers, containers and bikes.