Happy birthday ESOC: How ESA celebrated 50 years of mission control21 September 2017
Happy birthday ESOC: How ESA celebrated 50 years of mission control21 September 2017 Five decades to the day after the inauguration of ESOC, ESA's European Space Operations Centre, in Darmstadt on 8 September 1967, the centre hosted a gala open-door event dubbed 'Long Night of the Stars.' That evening, some 5000 enthusiastic visitors...
Happy birthday ESOC07 September 2017
Happy birthday ESOC07 September 2017 Fifty years ago tomorrow, the European Space Operations Centre was inaugurated in Darmstadt, Germany. Since then, the centre has become known worldwide as Europe’s ‘Gateway to Space’.
Long Night of the Stars: ESA open doors in Darmstadt18 August 2017
Long Night of the Stars: ESA open doors in Darmstadt18 August 2017 On Friday, 8 September, ESA’s Space Operations Centre in Darmstadt will open its doors for only the third time in its 50-year history. This time, we're celebrating with a very special event: the Long Night of the Stars.
Brief history of ESOC17 August 2017
Brief history of ESOC17 August 2017 In 2017, ESA's European Space Operations Centre is celebrating its 50th anniversary, highlighting a rich history of achievement in space.
50 years of ESOC: Treasures from the archives10 July 2017
50 years of ESOC: Treasures from the archives10 July 2017 Since 1975, the ESA Bulletin has been the go-to journal for anyone wishing to stay up-to-date on activities, developments and missions across all branches of ESA.
Roger Bonnet: professionalism, talent, dedication26 June 2017 Dr Roger Bonnet was ESA's Director of Scientific Programmes from 1983 to 2001.