Doing up the deep dish

11.04.2019 15:45, ESA Top News

ESA's 35-m deep space antenna in Malargüe, Argentina, has had a major refurbishment, getting it ready for the launch of Euclid in 2022 and able to transfer even greater quantities of 'space data'...

Exoplanet detectors

11.04.2019 14:25, ESA Top News

Our future mission Plato, due to launch in 2026, will use highly sensitive light detectors to monitor the brightness of thousands of stars in search of Earth-sized planets

Europe’s institutions consider Ariane 6 and Vega-C

11.04.2019 14:20, ESA Top News

ESA and Arianespace are giving full support to European institutional customers to launch their missions on Ariane 6 and Vega-C.

Europe’s institutions consider using Ariane 6 and Vega-C

11.04.2019 14:20, ESA Top News

ESA and Arianespace are giving full support to European institutional customers to launch their missions on Ariane 6 and Vega-C.

Europe’s institutions on their use of Ariane 6 and Vega-C

11.04.2019 14:20, ESA Top News

ESA and Arianespace are giving full support to European institutional customers to launch their missions on Ariane 6 and Vega-C.

Evropské instituce zvažují použití raket Ariane 6 a Vega-C

11.04.2019 14:20, ESA Czech Republic

ESA a Arianespace dostávají plnou podporu evropských vládních zákazníků v tom, že pro své mise využijí rakety Ariane 6 a Vega-C.

First results from the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter

10.04.2019 19:00, ESA Top News

New evidence of the impact of the recent planet-encompassing dust storm on water in the atmosphere, and a surprising lack of methane, are among the scientific highlights of the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter’s first year in orbit.

Astronomers Capture First Image of a Black Hole

10.04.2019 15:07, ESO Top News

The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) — a planet-scale array of eight ground-based radio telescopes forged through international collaboration — was designed to capture images of a black hole. Today, in coordinated press conferences across the globe,...

Cold fire

10.04.2019 09:50, ESA Top News

Technology image of the week: Cold plasma tested aboard the International Space Station is now being harnessed against drug-resistant bacteria

Astronaut's 9 to 5

09.04.2019 16:30, ESA Top News

Human and robotic exploration image of the week: ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer during spacewalk training

Fireworks of blue lightning and gamma rays above thunderclouds

09.04.2019 13:20, ESA Top News

After only one year in space, the Atmosphere-Space Interactions Monitor (ASIM) on the International Space Station has given researchers a new understanding of how lightning is created, and how thunderstorms can affect the atmosphere...

European quantum communications network takes shape

09.04.2019 11:30, ESA Top News

Today’s interconnected world is ever more vulnerable to cyberattacks, emphasising the importance of secure encryption to protect Europe’s critical infrastructure and communications. An agreement forged today between the European...

Evropská kvantová komunikační síť získává tvar

09.04.2019 11:30, ESA Czech Republic

Dnešní propojený svět je nesmírně zranitelný vůči kybernetickým útokům, což jen podtrhuje důležitost šifrování dat při ochraně evropské kritické infrastruktury a komunikací. Dohoda uzavřená mezi Evropskou komisí a Evropskou kosmickou...

ESA Impact 2019

09.04.2019 09:55, ESA Top News

Quarter 1 is now online. Browse the stunning images and videos of our activities so far this year

Glaciers lose nine trillion tonnes of ice in half a century

08.04.2019 17:10, ESA Top News

When we think of climate change, one of the first things to come to mind is melting polar ice. However, ice loss isn’t just restricted to the polar regions. According to research published today, glaciers around the world have lost...

Devil in the detail

08.04.2019 13:30, ESA Top News

Space Science Image of the Week: ExoMars orbiter captures the details of intense dust devil activity on Mars

Staying fit in space

08.04.2019 11:10, ESA Top News

ESA's exercise team lead shares how astronauts maintain their muscles in space

Stargazing technology used to spot cancer

08.04.2019 10:00, ESA Top News

An X-ray machine which uses space technology to generate crystal clear images that doctors can use to detect the early signs of cancer has been prioritised for €1.2m of funding by the European Space Agency and the UK Space Agency.

Martian soil detox could lead to new medicines

08.04.2019 08:40, ESA Top News

Bacterial resistance to antibiotics is one of humankind’s major long-term health challenges. Now research into helping humans live on Mars could help address this looming problem.

Příležitost provádět testy na simulátoru atomárního kyslíku ESA

06.04.2019 00:10, ESA Czech Republic

Mise směřující na nízkou oběžnou dráhu do výšky zhruba 1000 km musí být navrhované tak, aby byly odolné proti působení atomárního kyslíku. Aby v této oblasti podala pomocnou ruku, nabízí ESA malým a středním podnikům, akademické...