How space data helps hidden vulnerable communities

ESA / Space-based technology that enables charities and local authorities to deliver vital support to the people who need help as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic has been successfully piloted in the UK. Called Isolation Plus, the tool uses space data and ground-based information to generate maps which identify potentially at-risk communities that may Read More

Higher Power in space | Thomas Pesquet & Coldplay – with video

To celebrate the premiere of Coldplay's latest single 'Higher Power’, the band linked up for an extraterrestrial video chat with French ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet, who is currently on a six-month mission on board the International Space Station. A specially recorded performance of Higher Power - featuring dancing alien holograms - was beamed up Read More

ESA to build second deep space dish in Australia

ESA, in cooperation with the Australian Space Agency, will construct a new 35-metre, deep space dish antenna at its existing ground station in New Norcia, Western Australia The 620-tonne antenna will help ESA provide crucial communication links to its growing fleet of deep space missions It will be ESA’s second 35-metre antenna at the site Read More

Le ministre de l’Economie Franz Fayot a lancé la 3e édition de la « Space Resources Week »

ESA / Organisée pour la 3e fois au Luxembourg, la « Space Resources Week » est la plus grande conférence mondiale exclusivement consacrée à l'exploration et à l'utilisation des ressources dans l'espace. Organisée en mode phygital, la Semaine des ressources spatiales regroupera jusqu’au 22 avril près de 120 intervenants et experts internationaux qui feront le Read More

ESA – Space Debris

On 20 April 2021, ESA will host the 8th European Conference on Space Debris from Darmstadt, in Germany. Scientists, engineers, industry experts and policy makers will spend the virtual four day conference discussing the latest issues surrounding space debris. They will exchange the latest research, try to come up with solutions for potential problems and define Read More

The Norwegian Space Agency and Europe

More and more new products and services based on satellite data are introduced, contributing to making society safer and more efficient. The Norwegian Space Agency governs Norway's space policy on behalf of the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, contributes to the development of Norway's space industry, and ensures that public allocations are being Read More