Space in your heart05 December 2013
Space in your heart05 December 2013 An artificial heart containing miniaturised space technology will soon beat inside a person, having now been approved for human trials in France.
Mapping the world’s largest coral reef29 November 2013
Mapping the world’s largest coral reef29 November 2013 Scientists have used satellite observations to create a set of high-resolution 3D maps of the entire Great Barrier Reef – a critical step towards identifying, managing and protecting what lies beneath the waters.
Space brings savings to offshore oil and gas18 November 2013
Space brings savings to offshore oil and gas18 November 2013 Software for building ESA spacecraft is helping to improve safety and drive down costs for engineers operating deep sea oil and gas installations.
Athlete tracker takes home grand prize 06 November 2013
Athlete tracker takes home grand prize 06 November 2013 A small but revolutionary motion sensor worn by athletes has scored a big win in this year’s European Satellite Navigation Competition. Proposed by the ESA Business Incubation Centre start-up company Kinexon, it provides accurate, realtime information...
Banishing explosive sparks in underground mines17 September 2013
Banishing explosive sparks in underground mines17 September 2013 Vintage space technology was dug up recently to make mines around the world safer by reducing the risks of explosions.
ESA provides financial and technical support for innovation in Germany11 September 2013 ESA’s Business Incubation Centre (BIC) in Darmstadt will receive new multi-year support of up to €4.5 million and 4800 hours worth of expert consulting, enabling ten new start-ups annually to optimise their commercial endeavours.