Opened-out ‘FlatSat’ for CubeSat testing

ESA’s latest CubeSat mission is destined to never leave the ground. Instead it is doing its…

Calm above the storm

Image: Auroras make for great Halloween décor over Earth, though ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet snapped these…

Humans to blame for warming lakes

While the climate crisis is, unfortunately, a reality, it is all too easy to assume that…

Welcome to the Ariane 6 launch complex

The Ariane 6 launch complex is a marvel of engineering. Take a tour at Europe’s Spaceport…

The October Council edition of ESA Impact is online

ESA Impact October Council edition Great images and videos of climate change on view, BepiColombo flies…

Unboxing a lunar spacecraft module

Unpacking the European Service Module-2 for NASA’s Orion spacecraft at Kennedy Space Center, USA. This is…

European Service Module-2 arrives at Kennedy Space Center

Unloading the European Service Module-2 for NASA’s Orion spacecraft at Kennedy Space Center, USA. This is…

Loading for the Moon

Time-lapse of a long night of loading operations for the delivery of second European Service Module…

Three hours to save Integral

On 22 September, around midday, ESA’s Integral spacecraft went into emergency Safe Mode. One of the…

Solar storm stirs stunning aurora

Video: 00:00:29 After the Sun ejected a violent mass of fast-moving plasma into space on 9…