ESA: Electronic Data Sheets- a common language for space

Designing and building equipment for space is hard enough; then comes the writing of its accompanying documentation. Creating a working space mission involves putting together a vast number of elements correctly, so such guidelines need to be clear and easy to understand. ESA is leading efforts to create standardised ‘Electronic Data Sheets’ for common use Read More

ExoMars orbiter images Perseverance landing site (labelled)

The ESA-Roscosmos Trace Gas Orbiter has spotted NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover, along with its parachute and back shell, heat shield and descent stage, in the Jezero Crater region of Mars. The images were captured with the orbiter’s CaSSIS camera on 23 February 2021. The components are labelled and are seen as dark or bright Read More

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Sends New Video and Images of the Red Planet

NASA's Perseverance Rover Sends New Video and Images of the Red Planet See Mars Like Never Before! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYQwuYZbA6o NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover safely touched down on the Red Planet on Feb. 18. So what will the robotic scientist "see" on her descent and what will she do next? Join mission experts for update about the Read More

NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover Safely Lands on Mars

The largest, most advanced rover NASA has sent to another world touched down on Mars Thursday, after a 203-day journey traversing 293 million miles (472 million kilometers). Confirmation of the successful touchdown was announced in mission control at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California at 3:55 p.m. EST (12:55 p.m. PST). Packed with groundbreaking Read More

Landing NASA Perseverance rover – An interactive map to explore Jezero crater and live coverage

Explore the landing site of NASA’s Perseverance rover and travel to scenic panoramas with this new interactive tool based on ESA Mars Express and NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter data. View on your mobile phone, and the rotation of the scene will follow the movements of your device! NASA’s Mars 2020 mission with Perseverance rover onboard Read More

Watch live NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover landing on 18 February 2021

Watch the Feb. 18 Landing BroadcastShow starts at 11:15 a.m. PST / 2:15 p.m. EST / 19:15 UTC https://mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/timeline/landing/watch-online/ Landing is just around the corner and there’s lots of programming you can tune in for. Use the table below to see all of the upcoming shows. On landing day, the broadcast will be available here Read More

Explore Mars and tackle climate change at virtual festival

To experience a simulated mission to Mars and discover how space is helping to combat climate change, join ESA at the Science Swindon Festival of Tomorrow on 18-20 February. https://www.scienceswindon.com/festival-of-tomorrow Over 5000 people are set to attend the virtual event to learn about how the latest science and engineering innovations are tackling the world’s greatest Read More