ESA sets clock by distant spinning stars24 December 2018
ESA sets clock by distant spinning stars24 December 2018 ESA’s technical centre in the Netherlands has begun running a pulsar-based clock. The ‘PulChron’ system measures the passing of time using millisecond-frequency radio pulses from multiple fast-spinning neutron stars.
ESA Open Day fully booked07 September 2018
ESA Open Day fully booked07 September 2018 The Open Day on Sunday 7 October is now fully booked, having reached the ceiling of 12 000 registrations.
Voyage through space with Europe: register for ESA Open Day in the Netherlands02 July 2018 UPDATE: French CNES astronaut Patrick Baudry has had to cancel his ESA Open Day appearance, but ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli has confirmed his attendance You can now register to see behind the scenes of Europe’s space adventure. We will be openi...
ESA trainees compete in inaugural Galileo app contest 15 June 2018 ESA challenged its young graduate and national trainees to develop a smartphone app to perform satnav fixes using only Galileo satellites. Three teams developed apps in their spare time, presenting their results to a jury of experts from ESA, the Euro...
United Nations satnav specialists tour ESA’s technical heart28 May 2018 Members of the United Nations technical group supporting global cooperation in satellite navigation toured ESA’s technical centre in the Netherlands, to see key facilities used to develop Europe’s Galileo system.
ESA celebrates 50 years of ESTEC05 April 2018
ESA celebrates 50 years of ESTEC05 April 2018 This week ESA celebrated the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of the European Space Technology and Research Centre, ESTEC.