Stephen Hawking (1942-2018) 16 March 2018
Stephen Hawking (1942-2018) 16 March 2018 ESA is saddened by the news of the passing of Professor Stephen Hawking, FRS, cosmologist and one of the pioneers of theoretical studies of black holes, on 14 March at the age of 76.
BepiColombo gets green light for launch site09 March 2018
BepiColombo gets green light for launch site09 March 2018 Europe’s first mission to Mercury will soon be ready for shipping to the spaceport to begin final preparations for launch.
Donor star breathes life into zombie companion 05 March 2018
Donor star breathes life into zombie companion 05 March 2018 ESA’s Integral space observatory has witnessed a rare event: the moment that winds emitted by a swollen red giant star revived its slow-spinning companion, the core of a dead star, bringing it back to life in a flash of X-rays.
Mars Express views moons set against Saturn's rings01 March 2018
Mars Express views moons set against Saturn's rings01 March 2018 New images and video from ESA’s Mars Express show Phobos and Deimos drifting in front of Saturn and background stars, revealing more about the positioning and surfaces of the Red Planet’s mysterious moons.
Surfing complete21 February 2018
Surfing complete21 February 2018 Slowed by skimming through the very top of the upper atmosphere, ESA’s ExoMars has lowered itself into a planet-hugging orbit and is about ready to begin sniffing the Red Planet for methane.
Leaky atmosphere linked to lightweight planet08 February 2018
Leaky atmosphere linked to lightweight planet08 February 2018 The Red Planet’s low gravity and lack of magnetic field makes its outermost atmosphere an easy target to be swept away by the solar wind, but new evidence from ESA’s Mars Express spacecraft shows that the Sun’s radiation may play a surprising role in...
3/5 “Remember to look up at the stars...” Remembering world renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, who showed us there are… t.co/778YNjuUah 14 Mar 2018 08:35:55