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

Tune in to the in-flight call with ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer on 24 November

In brief On Wednesday 24 November, teachers and students from Germany, Ireland, and the Czech Republic will connect live with ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer, currently living and working on the International Space Station (ISS).  Join the event livestream! In-depth Students and teachers will be asking questions directly to Matthias Maurer around the theme of Once Read More

ESA antenna to catch DART’s first words

Following lift-off, as DART climbs heavenward but Earth rotates beneath it, the spacecraft will follow a unique path in the sky. Passing first down the west coast of South America then east across the Atlantic, it will finally appear above the horizon as seen from Australia. About 60 minutes after launch, the spacecraft will separate from Read More

NASA Selects Intuitive Machines for New Lunar Science Delivery

We’ve awarded Intuitive Machines of Houston a contract to deliver research, including science investigations and a technology demonstration, to the Moon in 2024. With more science and technology on the lunar surface, we can help prepare for sustainable astronaut missions through the Artemis program.   The investigations aboard Intuitive Machines’ Nova-C lander are destined for Read More