ESA, partners debate future of space transportation

How can Europe exploit its technical, industrial and financial strengths to ensure it remains a leader in space transportation in the 2030s and beyond? How can ESA, Europe’s national space agencies and institutions, and both established and new industrial partners better co-ordinate their efforts to meet global competition that demands innovation and cost-reduction?  These were Read More

Webb delivers deepest infrared image of Universe yet in special briefing

The international NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope has delivered the deepest, sharpest infrared image of the distant Universe so far. U.S. President Joe Biden unveiled the image of galaxy cluster SMACS 0723, known as Webb’s First Deep Field, during a White House event on Monday 11 July. Webb’s first deep field "Webb's First Deep Field Read More

ENAIRE recovered 92.6% of flights in June compared to the record levels of 2019

- ENAIRE managed over 190,000 flights in the sixth month of the year- The recovery of air traffic in Spain exceeds the European average by 6.5 percentage points- The flights managed in Seville rose by 4.9%- Fourth consecutive month of traffic growth in the Balearic Islands- Compared to the number of flights in June 2021, Read More

Earth from Space: Fuerteventura and Lanzarote

Fuerteventura and Lanzarote, part of the Canary Islands lying in the North Atlantic Ocean, are featured in this false-colour image captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission. The Canary Islands are a group of ocean island volcanoes that were formed by volcanic activity millions of years ago. The Spanish region and archipelago is located around 100 Read More

Big milestones for SpaceX today during Starlink 4-21 at 9:11 AM 7-7-22 with the 128th Falcon 9

Big milestones for SpaceX today during Starlink 4-21 at 9:11 AM 7-7-22 with the 128th Falcon 9 first stage booster landing, the 50th Starlink flight and the 28th launch this year for SpaceX!!In clear blue skies with little wind it was a perfect launch including successfull deployment of 53 Starlink satellites and B-1058-13 the 2nd Read More

ESA – New navigation missions for enhanced satnav and Earth mapping

Applications ESA’s Navigation Directorate – already the design architect of the Galileo satellite navigation system, Europe’s largest satellite constellation – is reaching out to European industry as it plans the development and in-orbit validation of future ‘positioning, navigation and timing’ (PNT) missions into novel orbits. Galileo satellites One mission will prove the concept of LEO Read More

ENAIRE updates its organisational structure

.to align it with its strategy for safety, security, sustainability, customers and corporate social responsibility - The Strategy and Innovation Directorate will identify new areas of services and businesses as part of the European Digital Sky in order to enhance ENAIRE's international standing- A Sustainability and Institutional Relations Division is being created to address the Read More

EREA welcomes the ACARE “Fly the Green Deal”, Europe’s Vision for Sustainable Aviation

It is with great enthusiasm that EREA welcomes the European sustainable aviation vision prepared by ACARE: “Fly the Green Deal”. The new vision, presented at ILA Berlin 2022, succeeds Flightpath 2050 and consolidates the diversity in documents into one overarching vision. EREA fully subscribes to the three main goals of the sector: achieving climate Read More

ULA launches the last Atlas V 541 carrying the USSF-12 mission to geosynchronous orbit

….at 7:15 PM July 1st 2022 from SLC-41! After a scrubbed launch attempt yesterday June 30th 2022 due to lightning and many other weather violations ULA United Launch Alliance successfully placed two U.S. Space Force satellites into a geosynchronous orbit with liftoff at 7:15 PM EDT from SLC-41 Cape Canaveral Florida. This marks the 151st Read More

ENAIRE celebrates the appointment of Raúl Medina as Director of EUROCONTROL

"Crowning a successful career managing Spanish airspace"After the success of the World ATM Congress in Madrid- ENAIRE's CEO, Ángel Luis Arias, believes that "this boosts Spain's leadership in promoting the European air transport sector".-  ENAIRE has endorsed initiatives in active collaboration with EUROCONTROL to build the Single European Sky, and has supported the network vision Read More