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ESA opening up to new ideas12 April 2019
ESA opening up to new ideas12 April 2019 ESA aims to harness a new resource for future space activities: ideas from European researchers, businesses and the general public. Through its new Open Space Innovation Platform (OSIP), anyone is welcome to respond to space-related challenges.
First results from the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter10 April 2019
First results from the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter10 April 2019 New evidence of the impact of the recent planet-encompassing dust storm on water in the atmosphere, and a surprising lack of methane, are among the scientific highlights of the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter’s first year in orbit.
Where space missions are born01 April 2019
Where space missions are born01 April 2019 A high-resolution radar mission to Earth’s ‘evil twin’ Venus, a spacecraft to detect the most powerful explosions in the Universe and an observatory for the cool, dusty cosmos to investigate the origins of stars: ESA’s Concurrent Design Facility has p...
Gateway to the Moon11 March 2019
Gateway to the Moon11 March 2019 The International Space Station partners have endorsed plans to continue the development of the Gateway, an outpost around the Moon that will act as a base to support both robots and astronauts exploring the lunar surface.
ESA helps business fly in space10 March 2019
ESA helps business fly in space10 March 2019 New ‘cubesat’ technology and falling launch costs mean that businesses, universities and other organisations are increasingly able to launch their own small satellites. Now ESA is offering facilities and know-how to help them fly.
Help shape ESA’s space science programme04 March 2019
Help shape ESA’s space science programme04 March 2019 How did our Milky Way galaxy form? How do black holes grow? What is the origin of our Solar System? Are there other worlds capable of hosting life? These are some of the questions our current science missions are designed to address. But what do you t...