Poland to improve thrust control in ‘green’ rocket engines11 June 2019 A consortium of companies in Poland will investigate new fuel injector designs to improve variable thrust in rocket engines using storable ‘green’ propellants.
Taking electronic dance music out of this world10 June 2019
Taking electronic dance music out of this world10 June 2019 On Friday 7 June, ESA began a three-day starring role at the World Club Dome electronic dance music festival. Billed as the Space Edition, this event is the latest stage of an eighteen-month partnership with BigCityBeats, the company behind the show....
ESA boost to new commercial space transportation services07 June 2019 Europe is part of a new era in space transportation with new commercial initiatives offering services to space, in space, and back from space springing up within the privately led and funded space sector. ESA welcomes this development towards fur...
Rockets, evaporating droplets and x-raying metals07 June 2019 Years of preparation, and the finale is over in six minutes. This month a sounding rocket will launch two ESA experiments to an altitude of 260 km to provide six minutes of weightlessness as they free-fall back to Earth.
Unveiling technologies for future launch vehicles07 June 2019 ESA safeguards Europe’s guaranteed access to space through its Future Launchers Preparatory Programme, FLPP.
Ariane 6 development on track06 June 2019
Ariane 6 development on track06 June 2019 Europe’s Ariane 6 launch vehicle is set to debut with a commercial mission in 2020 – industry is carrying out the final tests and starting production. The Ariane 6 launch zone at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana is near completion.