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.
Mars Webcam goes pro25 May 2016
Mars Webcam goes pro25 May 2016 A modest ‘webcam’ on Mars Express has proven useful for outreach, education and citizen-science. Now ESA have decided to adopt it as a professional science instrument.
Call for Media: First results from ESA’s LISA Pathfinder mission24 May 2016 Media representatives are invited to a briefing on the first results from ESA’s LISA Pathfinder mission, a technology demonstrator for the observation of gravitational waves from space.
Are mystery Mars plumes caused by space weather? 23 May 2016
Are mystery Mars plumes caused by space weather? 23 May 2016 Mysterious high-rise clouds seen appearing suddenly in the martian atmosphere on a handful of occasions may be linked to space weather, say Mars Express scientists.
Second ExoMars mission moves to next launch opportunity in 202002 May 2016 On 14 March 2016, the Roscosmos State Corporation and the European Space Agency (ESA) launched the jointly-developed ExoMars 2016 interplanetary mission, comprising the Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) and the Schiaparelli lander, on a Proton rocket from Baiko...
Powerful winds spotted from mysterious X-ray binaries28 April 2016 ESA’s XMM-Newton has discovered gas streaming away at a quarter of the speed of light from very bright X-ray binaries in two nearby galaxies.