Fifty years of UNISPACE20 June 2018
Fifty years of UNISPACE20 June 2018 UNISPACE+50, the fourth UNISPACE conference, is officially under way in Vienna this week. The conference takes place around a regular session of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNCOPUOS).
Walter Thiebaut (1945-2018)04 May 2018
Walter Thiebaut (1945-2018)04 May 2018 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Walter Thiebaut, on 19 April 2018 at the age of 72. He spent more than 30 years as a civil servant with ESA and its predecessor organisations.
CSG at 50: half a century of Europe's Spaceport 05 April 2018
CSG at 50: half a century of Europe's Spaceport 05 April 2018 Fifty years ago, on 9 April 1968, with the launch of a sounding rocket from the French Veronique series, the Guiana Space Centre became operational: ‘Europe’s Spaceport’ was born.
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.
ESTEC looking to the next decades…03 April 2018
ESTEC looking to the next decades…03 April 2018 In the decades since its inauguration in 1968, ESTEC has grown into ESA’s largest establishment, and the technical and organisational hub of Europe’s space sector.
Fifty years of ESTEC, the heart of Europe's space research03 April 2018 Fifty years ago, on 3 April 1968, the new European Space Technology and Research Centre, ESTEC, was inaugurated by TRH Princess Beatrix and Prince Claus of the Netherlands.