Rosetta finale set for 30 September 30 June 2016
Rosetta finale set for 30 September 30 June 2016 Rosetta is set to complete its mission in a controlled descent to the surface of its comet on 30 September.
Venus has potential – but not for water20 June 2016
Venus has potential – but not for water20 June 2016 ESA’s Venus Express may have helped to explain the puzzling lack of water on Venus. The planet has a surprisingly strong electric field – the first time this has been measured at any planet – that is sufficient to deplete its upper atmosphere of oxyge...
ExoMars sets sights on the Red Planet16 June 2016
ExoMars sets sights on the Red Planet16 June 2016 ExoMars captured its first images of Mars this week as part of its preparations for arriving at the Red Planet in October.
LISA Pathfinder exceeds expectations07 June 2016
LISA Pathfinder exceeds expectations07 June 2016 ESA’s LISA Pathfinder mission has demonstrated the technology needed to build a space-based gravitational wave observatory.
Watch LISA Pathfinder briefing02 June 2016
Watch LISA Pathfinder briefing02 June 2016 Livestreaming of the media briefing on the first results from ESA’s LISA Pathfinder mission will begin on 7 June at 09:30 GMT (11:30 CEST). LISA Pathfinder is a technology demonstrator for the observation of gravitational waves from space.
Rosetta’s comet contains ingredients for life27 May 2016 Ingredients regarded as crucial for the origin of life on Earth have been discovered at the comet that ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft has been probing for almost two years.