Signals from space enable earthquake detection

A violent earthquake that cracked highways in Alaska set the sky shaking as well as the…

Invisible satellite dishes to preserve Athens skyline

Rooftop satellite receivers can look out of place with the historic surroundings of ancient cities. In…

Another giant solar explosion

Since Tuesday 28 October, explosive events originating from the Sun have been bathing the Earth and…

Enormous X-ray solar flare seen by SOHO

The third most powerful solar X-ray flare on record, a remarkable X17.2 category explosion, erupted from…

Lost in space

In a tidy house or office with a clean floor you can see immediately if someone…

Cervantes mission concludes with Soyuz TMA-2 landing

ESA astronaut Pedro Duque from Spain landed in the command module of the Soyuz TMA-2 spacecraft…

Let gravity assist you…

‘Fly-bys’, or ‘gravity assist’ manoeuvres, are now a standard part of spaceflight and are used by…

Nuna II breaks all records in the World Solar Challenge!

The Dutch solar car Nuna II, using ESA space technology, finished first in the World Solar…

Space technology keeps Nuna II ahead of the pack

The Nuon Solar Team look set to beat their own world record for driving a sun-powered…

Integral discovers hidden black holes

Integral, ESA’s powerful gamma-ray space telescope, has discovered what seems to be a new class of…