ESA supports the White House on greenhouse gas monitoring

When Joe Biden was inaugurated as President one year ago, he fulfilled his promise to rejoin the Paris Agreement and set a course for the US to tackle the climate crisis by supporting global efforts to limit global warming. ESA recently joined the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology by public video link Read More

Fitness in 360° | Cosmic Kiss with video

You’ve heard of spacewalking astronauts but how do astronauts run? Join ESA’s Matthias Maurer for a workout on the International Space Station’s T2 treadmill and explore Node 3 in 360°. Astronauts living and working on the International Space Station exercise for around two hours a day six days a week to stay fit and Read More

ESA: Summit to ignite Europe’s bold space ambitions

European leaders will reaffirm plans to launch Europe on a world-leading trajectory during a high-level space summit to be held on 16 February in Toulouse, France. Urgent action is needed to tackle the unprecedented societal, economic and security challenges faced by Europe – from the climate crisis and its consequences to threats to crucial infrastructure Read More

ENAIRE receives the annual ATM Award from Avion Revue magazine

"ENAIRE's essential role in the development of the drone and urban air mobility sector in the future" is one of the reasons that led to this recognition It also acknowledges its controller staffing, its help with social integration, its Master's degree in Air Navigation Services Management, and the improved operations at the airports of A Read More

Earth from Space: Mecklenburg–West Pomerania, Germany, with video

Part of Mecklenburg–West Pomerania, also known as Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, a state in northeast Germany is featured in this image captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission. A portion of the northwest coast of Poland can be seen in the right of the image. Mecklenburg–West Pomerania extends along the Baltic Sea coastal plain with the region’s landscape largely Read More

ULA Atlas V USSF-8 Mission Progressing Toward Launch – first photo impressions

Everything continues to progress towards the ULA Atlas V launch carrying the USSF-8 mission for the U.S. Space Force. The mission is planned to lift off on Fri., Jan. 21 at 2 p.m. EST from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. Today’s forecast shows a 70 percent chance of favorable Read More

Mega iceberg released 152 billion tonnes of freshwater

In July 2017, a giant iceberg, named A-68, snapped off Antarctica’s Larsen-C ice shelf and began an epic journey across the Southern Ocean. Three and a half years later, the main part of iceberg, A-68A, drifted worryingly close to South Georgia. Concerns were that the berg would run aground in the shallow waters offshore. This Read More

Sulphur dioxide from Tonga eruption spreads over Australia

The Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano near Tonga in the South Pacific erupted with such force on 15 January that it is thought to be the biggest eruption recorded anywhere on the planet in 30 years. Sending tsunami waves across the Pacific, the effects of this underwater eruption were felt as far away as the United States and Read More

Plus Ultra and ispace Aim to Deploy Communications and Navigation Infrastructure in Lunar Orbit

Luxembourg, 20 January 2022 – Plus Ultra Space Outposts (Plus Ultra), a European company developing a lunar satellite constellation, and ispace Europe (ispace EU), the European branch of ispace, inc., have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on joint lunar missions. The MoU includes the transport and deployment of satellites into lunar orbit, Read More