Artificial brain helps Gaia catch speeding stars26 June 2017
Artificial brain helps Gaia catch speeding stars26 June 2017 With the help of software that mimics a human brain, ESA’s Gaia satellite spotted six stars zipping at high speed from the centre of our Galaxy to its outskirts. This could provide key information about some of the most obscure regions of the Milky Wa...
Gravitational wave mission selected, planet-hunting mission moves forward20 June 2017 The LISA trio of satellites to detect gravitational waves from space has been selected as the third large-class mission in ESA’s Science programme, while the Plato exoplanet hunter moves into development.
Call for media: Last chance to view ESA’s Mercury Explorer BepiColombo14 June 2017 Media representatives are invited to a briefing on BepiColombo, ESA and JAXA’s joint mission to Mercury, and to view the spacecraft before it leaves for Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, for launch next year.
The future of the Orion constellation09 June 2017
The future of the Orion constellation09 June 2017 A new video, based on measurements by ESA’s Gaia and Hipparcos satellites, shows how our view of the Orion constellation will evolve over the next 450 000 years.
Window to a watery past on Mars08 June 2017
Window to a watery past on Mars08 June 2017 This 70 km-wide crater and its surrounds offer a window into the watery past of the Red Planet.
More to planets than meets the eye01 June 2017
More to planets than meets the eye01 June 2017 In ESA’s first event of its kind, members of the public have been invited to touch, taste and hear about life in the Universe in an immersive day of activities that are suitable for the sensory impaired.