ESA's Space Science programme makes us look outwards from our planet towards the stars, trying to answer ultimate questions on origins, evolution and life. Achievements are great with many missions that provided have provided incredible discoveries over the years. The quest will not stop thanks to ESA's next Ministerial Conference on 20 and 21 November 2012 in Naples, Italy. This video recalls the status of ESA's Science programmes with an interview of Alvaro Giménez Cañete, ESA Director of Science and Robotic Exploration.
More background information can be found on: http://www.esa.int/esaSC/index.html