United Launch Alliance’s Vulcan Rocket Ready for Flight Readiness Firing

United Launch Alliance (ULA) is preparing for the Flight Readiness Firing (FRF) today of the Vulcan rocket as a validation of the fully integrated vehicle at Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida. The FRF will demonstrate day of launch timelines and procedures, propellant loading operations and the countdown through ignition of Read More

ENAIRE increases its ability to monitor satellite signals to serve Spanish air navigation and airports

- The GNSS monitoring network is made up of 30 multi-constellation, multi-frequency stations - ENAIRE already has an interference detection and location system in Madrid, which it will continue to deploy at more airports, starting with Palma and Barcelona ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ENAIRE, Spain's air navigation service provider, continues to increase its ability to monitor satellite signals Read More

ENAIRE Foundation kick off the PHotoESPAÑA festival at the Royal Botanical Gardens

- The pieces being shown to the public are Dearborisperennis, by José Manuel Ballester, the 2023 recipient of the ENAIRE Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award, and the collective exhibit of this year's ENAIRE Foundation's photography award winners - Photographer Marina Vargas wins the ENAIRE Foundation Photography Award 2023 for her workRomperelcanon - Both selections can be Read More

The ENAIRE Foundation awards grants for 168,000 euros to preserve Spain’s historical aeronautical heritage

• The Fundación Infante de Orleans (97,000 euros), the Fundación Parc Aeronàutic de Catalunya (54,000 euros), the Fundación Aérea de la Comunidad Valenciana (12,000 euros) and the Fundación Aeronáutica Antonio Quintana (5,000 euros) received the grants. • The recipients of this aid are non-profit entities with a tax residence in Spain that have a collection Read More

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

Moon Base Marvels: Celebrating the winners of the 2022-23 Moon Camp Challenge

This year's Moon Camp Challenge witnessed a remarkable display of creativity and innovation as 5354 students from 39 countries embarked on the mission to explore and design their own take of life on the Moon. Inspiring designs were received from all over the world, with representation from 20 ESA Member States, Canada, Slovenia, Latvia, and Read More