Scanning Earth, saving lives06 March 2015
Scanning Earth, saving lives06 March 2015 A high-speed camera for monitoring vegetation from space and combating famine in Africa is being adapted to spot changes in human skin cells, invisible to the naked eye, to help diagnose skin diseases like cancer.
Fly the cloud, SAP Special Prize and ESA Challenge prize03 March 2015 Developers of apps that use satellite data to assist the agricultural industry took home the top two prizes at this year’s ESA App Camp in Barcelona.
Euronews: Innovate with technology from space27 February 2015
Euronews: Innovate with technology from space27 February 2015 Philae, drones, bedbugs and astronauts: How startups take space tech down to Earth This month's ESA Euronews focuses on startups in Europe that are finding everyday Earthly applications for space innovations. There's a long tradition of transferring...
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.