Innovative instrument on board MSG-1 delivers key information

The GERB instrument on board the MSG-1 (Meteosat Second Generation) satellite took its first measurements yesterday,…

ESA invites teachers to the Teach Space in Primary Education

The European Space Agency (ESA) invites primary school teachers to the one-and-a-half day Teach Space in…

Arianespace releases initial information on Flight 157

During a press conference today in Kourou, French Guiana, Arianespace CEO Jean-Yves Le Gall provided initial…

Arianespace Flight 157: Mission failure

Approximately 3 minutes after lift off an anomaly occurred thus ending the Flight 157 mission. Data…

Traffic jam hotspots pinpointed in advance

Road Traffic Monitoring by Satellite (RTMS) is an innovative trial system that uses a fleet of…

MSG-1 first image unveiled

This dramatic image of the Earth is the first from the Meteosat Second Generation (MSG-1) satellite,…

Mr Jean-Jacques Dordain to be Director General of ESA

Today the Council of the European Space Agency announced the appointment of Mr Jean-Jacques Dordain as…

Building the International Space Station

How has the International Space Station (ISS) changed since building started in 1998? When and how…

ESA presents Integral’s first images

Integral, the European Space Agency’s gamma-ray satellite, has taken its first images and collected its first…

Space for new ideas – Big opportunities for small entrepreneurs

Access to innovative solutions and increased competitiveness thanks to space technology – this is the theme…