Ready for the Moon – Press Conference video

Watch the replay of the press briefing following the high-level conference organised in cooperation with the Federal Chancellery of the Republic of Austria to discuss the geo-political, economic and societal potential of Europe’s future role in space exploration endeavours. The aim of the conference is to open the debate in Europe following the release of Read More

First Triton-X satellite starts journey for inaugural flight

The first satellite developed under the Triton-X multi-mission platform programme for low Earth orbit is on its way to be integrated onto the launcher for its inaugural flight. Developed under an ESA Partnership Project with LuxSpace, the small satellite – called Triton-X Genesis – will demonstrate the performances of newly developed and highly innovative elements Read More

Exploration of space industry best practice

ESA is reaching out to members of the industrial space sector, particularly small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), to take part in a survey on lessons learned in the space industry. This survey aims to gather valuable insights into the best practice of how industry learns from their experiences while working on projects in the space Read More

ESA – Juice’s first taste of science from space

ESA’s Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer, Juice, has recorded magnetic field data as its 10.6 m-long magnetometer boom deployed.  Juice launched on 14 April, with deployments and activation of its antennas, booms, sensors and instruments ongoing over the next months in a dedicated check-out period known as the commissioning phase. The Juice magnetometer boom (J-MAG) was deployed Read More

Could you be ESA’s official merchandise supplier?

ESA is inviting companies with an interest in merchandising to submit a tender to become the space agency’s official ESA-branded merchandise supplier. ESA merchandise raises brand awareness and helps spread the word about the exciting science and space missions carried out by Europe’s space agency. Now ESA is looking for a supplier to step up this Read More

Sweden intends to send ESA astronaut to the International Space Station

At the Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, USA, on 18 April ESA signed a letter of intent with the Swedish National Space Agency to send an ESA astronaut to visit the International Space Station on an Axiom mission. The flight and the name of the astronauts assigned to the mission will need to be approved Read More

ESA – 10 remarkable Earth facts

Every year on 22 April, we’ve celebrated Earth Day and the beautiful planet we call home. Earth Day, established in 1970, has been used to highlight our planet’s environmental challenges and raise awareness of the importance of protecting our world for future generations. But shouldn’t every day be Earth Day? We only have one beautiful planet after Read More