ENAIRE takes part in the SIRIO 22 exercises in the Canary Islands with the Air and Space Force

Civil-military coordination The professionals of Spain's air navigation service provider coordinated civil and military flights from the Canary Islands Control CentreThis is the most important training exercise with military aircraft in SpainIt involved around 2,000 people and 35 aircraft ENAIRE, Spain's air navigation service provider, through its Canary Islands Control Centre, took part in the Read More

ESA – Concurrent Engineering takes students to Venus!

In brief 30 university students from 13 different ESA Member States and Malta have attended ESA Academy’s Concurrent Engineering Workshop 2022. Held from 18 to 21 October 2022, the event took place at ESA Academy’s Training and Learning Facility, ESA-ESEC, Belgium -- which is also home to ESA’s educational Concurrent Design Facility (CDF). Providing tuition Read More

ESA – Give climate some MAGIC

There are times when we could all do with a bit of magic in our lives. And, with the Global Climate Observing System announcement of ‘terrestrial water storage’ as a completely new Essential Climate Variable, the world of climate research and climate crisis response would certainly benefit from a satellite mission called MAGIC. The Global Read More

NASA Missions Detect Stunning Meteoroid Impact on Mars

photo Nasa On Dec. 24, 2021, our InSight Mars lander recorded a significant marsquake on the Red Planet. Only later did scientists discover the cause of the shaking: a meteoroid strike estimated to be one of the biggest seen on Mars since NASA began exploring the cosmos.     What’s more, the meteoroid’s impact kicked up Read More

United Launch Alliance Atlas V to Launch Advanced Environmental Monitoring Satellite

  What:           A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket is in final preparations to launch the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS)-2 weather satellite for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA and the Low-Earth Orbit Flight Test of an Inflatable Decelerator (LOFTID) for NASA. Where:         Space Launch Complex-3 at Vandenberg Read More

ENAIRE tests urban air mobility with air taxis, drones and conventional aviation

The ATLAS Centre in Villacarrillo, Jaén, will be home to the tests of the European Uspace4UAM project, with ENAIRE taking part as the air navigation service providerUspace4UAM studies the future of urban air mobility integrated with manned air trafficENAIRE air traffic controllers will activate a virtual geo-fence to protect a landing helicopter from an intruding Read More

SOLARIS Industry Day – update

To support the preparation of the SOLARIS initiative on Space-Based Solar Power, to be proposed at ESA's Ministerial Council next month, the Agency organised the first SOLARIS Industry Day. The event took place at the ESTEC technical centre in the Netherlands and online on 18 October 2022. The Industry Day consisted of: Presentations from ESA outlining the Read More