Science with Webb: seeing farther – video

The James Webb Space Telescope (Webb) is designed to answer fundamental questions about the Universe. With 100 times more sensitivity than the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, and a mirror which is nearly double the size of ESA’s Herschel Space Observatory, it can detect infrared light generated by galaxies as they formed more than 13.5 billion Read More

ESA accelerates 5G digital transformation

Space-enabled 5G technologies – which will transform connectivity and reinforce the internet of things – have come a step closer, thanks to the formation of a new partnership. ESA is working with Eureka, an international organisation for research and development funding and coordination, and its Celtic-Next cluster, which is developing next-generation communications for a digital Read More

Frankfurt-Hahn Airport in Germany: Transaction process started

The provisional insolvency administrator of the companies of the Frankfurt-Hahn Airport Group, Dr Jan Markus Plathner, has commissioned the renowned Düsseldorf-based M&A consultancy Falkensteg to look for one or more investors for the German Frankfurt-Hahn Airport Group or its assets including the property. Investors have the option of acquiring all assets, units to be defined Read More

Artist wins residency at ESA’s technical heart

Dutch visual artist and filmmaker Anna Hoetjes is the winner of the Mission: Art-Space Exchange research residency at the European Space Agency. During her residency, Anna will spend two months with space science researchers at the European Space Research and Technology Centre, ESTEC, in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, the largest ESA establishment and hub of European Read More

European scientists bounced first ever LoRa message off the Moon

Internet of things standard LoRa could become relevant for future lunar communications A European team of scientists have bounced, for the first time ever, a LoRa® (long range) message off the Moon. The feat set a new record of 730,360 km for the furthest distance a LoRa message has ever travelled. It was also the Read More

NASA Invites Public to Share Excitement of DART Launch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0OUvEh3HWk Can we change the motion of an asteroid? Our Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission is set to be the first to try! DART is scheduled to launch no earlier than 1:21 a.m. EST Wednesday, Nov. 24 (10:21 p.m. PST Tuesday, Nov. 23) on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Space Force Base Read More

Ellas Vuelan Alto (Women Fly High) honours ENAIRE for its firm commitment to promoting gender equality policies

The association celebrates its third anniversary by presenting the "Encouraging and working for diversity" awards50% of ENAIRE's Board of Directors is made up of women, who also hold 49% of management positions, including on the company's two union boards The Ellas Vuelan Alto association, whose aim is to bring women from the aerospace industry into Read More

Thales, Airbus and Diehl join forces on CityAirbus flying taxi

Thales, Airbus and Diehl Aerospace have entered a trilateral agreement to jointly develop the central flight control system of CityAirbus NextGen. CityAirbus NextGen is the electric vertical take-off and landing vehicle (eVTOL) currently being developed by Airbus. The aircraft is expected to make its first journey in 2023. Thales will develop the primary computing system Read More