ENAIRE managed over 147,000 flights in September, just 27% less than in 2019

Month by month, the trend continues as air traffic recovers to pre-pandemic levels. ENAIRE managed over 147,000 flights in September (147,221), which is just 27.6% below the average for the entire network for the same month in 2019, the baseline year for data comparisons, since traffic in 2020 fell to very low levels as a Read More

ESA welcomes Webb in French Guiana for launch on Ariane 5

The James Webb Space Telescope has arrived safely at Pariacabo harbour in French Guiana. ESA in close collaboration with NASA will now prepare this once in a generation mission for its launch on Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport this December. The James Webb Space Telescope has arrived safely at Pariacabo harbour in French Guiana Few Read More

La Palma volcano: How satellites help us monitor eruptions

Applications Since the Cumbre Vieja volcano began erupting on 19 September 2021, lava has burned through homes, roads and farmlands causing mass destruction on the west part of the Canary Island of La Palma. Satellite imagery has helped authorities monitor and manage the ongoing crisis. From capturing images of the rivers of lava, to measuring Read More

Spotlight on climate and the New Space economy

ESA / Applications / Observing the Earth Kicking off with a bold flourish, Φ-week 2021 promises to bring space even closer to the forefront of addressing society’s biggest challenges, namely issues associated with the climate crisis, while boosting the economy through transformative New Space, artificial intelligence, and quantum and cognitive computing. ESA’s Φ-week is now Read More

ESA Call for proposals: Fly Your Satellite! 4

ESA invites university student teams from an eligible state that are developing a one, two or three-unit CubeSat with primarily educational objectives to propose their satellite for the fourth edition of the ‘Fly Your Satellite!’ (FYS) programme The deadline for submitting proposals is on February 6, 2022, 23:59 CET. Instructions for submitting a proposal and conditions to Read More

Meet the Astronauts who will fly on NASA’s SpaceX’s Crew-3 Mission

The astronauts who will fly on SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station have finished training and are ready to go. The SpaceX Crew-3 mission will carry NASA astronauts Raja Chari, Tom Marshburn, and Kayla Barron, as well as ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Matthias Maurer aboard a Crew Dragon launched on a Read More

The president of ENAIRE receives the EFQM 500 Seal

…for its safe, efficient, innovative and sustainable management of air navigation services The Secretary of State for Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda and ENAIRE's President, Isabel Pardo de Vera, received the internationally recognised EFQM 500 Seal today at the Ministry's headquarters, which was presented by the Club Excelencia en Gestión. This three-year seal recognises ENAIRE's Read More

NASA’s Lucy Satellite Leaves AstroTech Clean Room & Is Transported To Launch Complex 41 by ULA!

NASA's Lucy satellite has made her way in the early morning hours today 10-7-21 from the Lockheed Martin AstroTech Clean Room in Titusville Florida to the United Launch Alliance SLC-41 at Cape Canaveral for integration with the Atlas V booster & Centaur upper stage. The once in a lifetime journey to Jupiter's Trojan asteroid swarms Read More