ESA – Journey through Jezero, with video

Explore the fascinating landing site of NASA’s Perseverance rover in this fly-through video, featuring new views of Jezero crater and its surroundings from ESA’s Mars Express and NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. The video begins by panning around Jezero crater, which can be seen in the centre background surrounded by textured and cratered terrain. The crater Read More

Government of Luxembourg grants Space Activity License to OQ Technology

The Government of Luxembourg has granted 5G telecoms operator OQ Technology a 'Space Activity License' for future satellite launches and operations as part of its growing satellite constellation in low Earth orbit (LEO). The Luxembourg company, operating the world’s first and largest narrowband-IoT constellation for 5G connectivity, is among the first to receive the new Read More

Earth observation supports latest UN climate report

The final instalment of the sixth assessment report by the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been released today. The report warns that the planet has already warmed 1.1°C above pre-industrial levels, resulting in more frequent and intense extreme weather events that are causing increasingly dangerous impacts on nature and people in Read More

ESA’s exoplanet missions

More than 5000 exoplanets have been discovered to date, but what do they look like? ESA’s dedicated exoplanet missions Cheops, Plato and Ariel are on a quest to find out. Cheops will focus its search on mini-Neptunes, planets with sizes between Earth and Neptune, on short orbits around their stars. Cheops will find out Read More

SpaceX Launches 19th Mission in 2023 March 17th 2023 at 7:38 PM  EDT Cape Canaveral!

The 19th launch in 2023 is in the books this Friday evening for SpaceX launching twin broadcast satellites SES 18 & 19 (a Luxembourg company) from launch complex 40 Cape Canaveral Florida at 7:38 PM EDT. Performing a double header this launch was just four hours after their 18th successful launch earlier in the day Read More

The Government approves the new articles of association of the Spanish Aviation Safety and Security Agency and the air navigation manager ENAIRE

Council of Ministers • A Royal Decree brings the functions and responsibilities of both entities in line with the regulatory framework of the Single European Sky. • AESA becomes responsible for airspace design, environmental assessment of airport projects, noise inspections and penalties, and emissions trading. At its meeting today, the Council of Ministers, at the Read More

NASA, SpaceX Dragon to Deliver Heart Studies, More to Space Station

NASA has another cargo shipment en route to the International Space Station following a successful Falcon 9 launch of SpaceX’s 27th resupply mission for the agency. Carrying more than 6,200 pounds of science experiments, crew supplies, and other cargo, the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft was launched to the space station by a Falcon 9 rocket at Read More