ESA accelerates space-based climate action at COP26

ESA is poised to showcase how satellite data underpins global efforts to avert climate catastrophe at pivotal international talks held in the UK. This year’s edition of the United Nations climate change conference – COP26 – takes place in Glasgow, Scotland, from 31 October to 12 November. Scotland The summit aims to inspire faster and Read More

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-3 Launch Delayed from Nov. 3

SpaceX Crew-3 astronauts (from left) Matthias Maurer, Thomas Marshburn, Raja Chari and Kayla Barron pose for a portrait during preflight training at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California. Photo credit: SpaceX NASA is delaying the upcoming launch of the agency’s SpaceX Crew-3 mission due to a minor medical issue involving one of its crew members. The issue Read More

Antarctic glacier named Glasgow to mark COP26

Nine fast-flowing glaciers in West Antarctica have been named after locations of important climate treaties, conferences and reports. One of the glaciers is now called Glasgow Glacier to mark the city hosting the COP26 climate change conference. All the glaciers are in the Getz region, which, using data from satellites, was found recently to have Read More

NASA, SpaceX Adjust Next Space Station Crew Rotation Launch Date

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-3 astronauts participate in a countdown dress rehearsal at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Oct. 28, 2021, to prepare for the upcoming Crew-3 launch. The astronauts are at Launch Pad 39A with the Falcon 9 and Crew Dragon behind them during the rehearsal. Photo credit: SpaceX NASA and SpaceX now Read More

ENAIRE, a pioneer in GBAS satellite technology, explains the Madrid-Barajas project

ENAIRE presents its technological advances in air navigation at the World ATM Congress, which is being held from 26 to 28 October in Madrid The Spanish air navigation service provider prepares landing manoeuvres based on GBAS technology for the Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport GBAS is considered the future of precision approaches with high resilience requirements Read More

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-3 Astronauts Launch to the International Space Station -live

We're inviting you to virtually join us for a Halloween launch! Our SpaceX Crew-3 mission is set to lift off on Sunday, Oct. 31, at 2:21 a.m. EDT (06:21 UTC) from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Astronauts Raja Chari, Thomas Marshburn, and Kayla Barron of NASA will fly to the International Space Station alongside astronaut Read More

ESA and NASA launch revolutionary open-source platform

Today, ESA and NASA have publicly released the first globally-harmonised assessment of above ground biomass – information that is vital for managing global climate change. The Multi-Mission Algorithm and Analysis Platform (MAAP) provides seamless access to above ground biomass information from both NASA and ESA Earth observation data. The revolutionary open-science tool is now fully Read More

Lunar Lander in Dubai

This mockup of ESA’s European Lunar Logistics Lander (EL3) is currently on display at the International Astronautical Congress in Dubai. The versatile EL3 will be used to land cargo on the lunar surface in support of crewed expeditions as well as to host science payloads, potentially enabling sample returns as well. This EL3 Landing and Descent Element Read More

ENAIRE and DSNA France sign a memorandum of understanding on aeronautical information at the World ATM Congress

Enrique Maurer, ENAIRE's Air Navigation Services Director, and Geoffroy Ville, Deputy COO of DSNA France (Direction des Services de la Navigation Aérienne), signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on aeronautical information at the World ATM Congress, which was opened yesterday in Madrid. This is an important step in creating processes to ensure quality and consistency Read More