Golden legacy from ESA’s observatory

Scientists are celebrating the thousandth scientific publication from ESA’s Infrared Space Observatory. ISO is fast becoming…

Satellites join search for source of Ebola virus

Microscopes are not the only tools available to study disease. A new ESA project employs satellites…

ESA to build a deep space ground station in Spain

Communicating with ESA’s spacecraft such as Mars Express, or SMART-1, Rosetta and Venus Express – yet…

Is the Lizard hiding another Earth?

If the sky is clear tonight, look up high and try to find Lacerta (the constellation…

Farewell to the Earth and the Moon

A unique view of our home planet and its natural satellite ­ the Moon – is…

Deep Insights into the distant Universe

Using XMM-Newton, astronomers have obtained the world’s deepest ‘wide screen’ X-ray image of the cosmos to…

Galileo taking shape

“Galileo is taking shape with every passing day. These first contracts are symbolic of Europe’s collective…

MERIS ready for work

The MERIS sensor on ESA’s Envisat environmental satellite is ready for operational use by science and…

Space Tech Helps Sun Sensitive Children

A better life is in reach for children with a rare genetic disorder that puts their…

Imaging vineyards from space will benefit Europe’s wines

Space data are set to become an added ingredient in future European wines. ESA is contributing…