Latest Concurrent Design Facility Stories
Any space mission is difficult, docking a pair of spacecraft is tough but flying multiple satellites in formation is the real cutting edge.
A European gravity observation satellite has been hit by a second computer glitch and is not able to transmit its valuable data down to Earth.
Ideas for Europeâ€™s next space mission will come from scientists who will be asked beginning next week to put their minds in gear and come up with a new plan.
The Berlin Air and Space Show, ILA, one of the worldâ€™s largest aerospace trade shows, opens next week.
A development model of the Mars Rover, called Bridget, is on display at the University Friday, June 4, providing invited schoolchildren as well as staff and students with an exciting glimpse into the shape of things to come.
A new section in the ESA web site highlights the Agency's growing activity related to the Space Situational Awareness program.
An ESA study, Online Game Technology for Space Education and System Analysis, looks at potential applications of different online game-playing technologies from the simplest content-oriented games through to Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) virtual worlds.
A crew of six, including two Europeans, will soon begin a simulated mission to Mars in a mockup that includes an interplanetary spaceship, a Mars lander and a martian landscape.
For years, ESA has been bringing space technologies down to Earth through its Technology Transfer Program and Business Incubation initiatives.
Dark energy, habitable planets around other stars, and the mysterious nature of our own Sun, have been chosen by ESA as candidates for two medium-class missions to be launched no earlier than 2017.
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