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ExoMars Orbiter Module Completed
2014-02-03 13:08:43

The ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter module consisting of the spacecraft structure, thermal control and propulsion systems was handed over by OHB System to Thales Alenia Space France at a ceremony held in Bremen, Germany, today.

ESA's Largest Scientific Gathering Has Begun
2013-09-09 13:42:18

The largest Living Planet Symposium ever held has begun. Scientists and users are gathering in Edinburgh, UK, this week to present their latest satellite findings on Earth’s environment and climate based.

Conference On EU Space Policy January 29-30
2013-01-28 13:47:43

The fifth high-level Conference on EU Space Policy, 'Building Up a Global Tool for Global Challenges', takes place on 29–30 January at the Charlemagne building of the European Commission in Brussels.

André Welcomed Home By Large Crowd
2012-09-02 21:28:48

In July, ESA astronaut André Kuipers landed on Earth after a bumpy ride in a Soyuz capsule.

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2012-07-13 11:35:26

A conferenceheld at the Farnborough International Airshow included international leaders from government, space agencies and the space industry.

Vega Launcher Qualification Flight A Success
2012-02-13 10:00:53

Vega, ESA’s new launch vehicle, is ready to operate alongside the Ariane 5 and Soyuz launchers after a successful qualification flight this morning from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.

Opening Of UK Site Producing The Heart Of Galileo
2012-01-26 05:20:54

The first Galileo satellites are already in orbit, with more on the way. Today ESA’s Director General and the UK’s Universities and Science Minister attended the grand opening of the facility where navigation payloads for the next batch of Galileo satellites are being built.

2011-11-12 05:52:08

After the recent launch of the first Galileo satellites – an event of paramount political importance for Europe – politicians, policymakers, space agency managers, industrialists, satellite operators and members of civil society gathered at the European Parliament in Brussels on 8–9 November for the 4th Conference on EU Space Policy.

2011-11-11 03:57:12

Representatives from 28 countries, the European Commission and the European Space Agency (ESA) met in Lucca, Italy, on 10 November for the Third International Conference on Exploration and the first High-level International Space Exploration Platform.

Russia Asked To Join Joint ESA, NASA Mars Mission
2011-10-16 04:23:19

The European Space Agency (ESA) has formally invited Russia to participate in a pair of space missions, dubbed ExoMars, in 2016 and 2018.


Word of the Day
pudic
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)
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