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2012-03-20 02:36:58

NASA Television will broadcast live the flight of the European Space Agency's third Automated Transfer Vehicle cargo ship to the International Space Station. Coverage will begin with its launch on Thursday. The 13-ton "Edoardo Amaldi" spacecraft, named in honor of the 20th-century Italian physicist who is regarded as one of the fathers of European spaceflight, will carry 7.2 tons of propellant, water and supplies to the six crew members aboard the orbital laboratory. An Ariane 5 rocket...

2012-03-19 06:20:35

HOUSTON, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will broadcast live the flight of the European Space Agency's third Automated Transfer Vehicle cargo ship to the International Space Station. Coverage will begin with its launch on Thursday. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The 13-ton "Edoardo Amaldi" spacecraft, named in honor of the 20th-century Italian physicist who is regarded as one of the fathers of European spaceflight, will...

2012-03-16 23:57:42

Have you ever wondered how life is sustained in environments like deserts, deep seas or the polar regions? How do organisms adapt and thrive in such harsh conditions, and what challenges do they face as a result of human activities and climate change, especially climate “extremization”? Shedding light on some of these issues is the objective of the European Science Foundation's (ESF) session on 27 March at Planet Under Pressure 2012. The session will look at different aspects of...

2012-03-09 13:00:00

New program guarantees specific monthly energy production for solar energy generating systems under an ESA operation and maintenance (O&M) agreement. Lake Mary, FL (PRWEB) March 09, 2012 ESA Renewables, (ESA), a leading turnkey solar solutions provider, announced the launch of their Solar Power Production Guarantee. This new program guarantees specific monthly energy production for solar energy generating systems under an ESA operation and maintenance (O&M) agreement. Should the...

Image 1 - ESA Is Going 3D
2012-03-06 05:08:42

In space, astronauts learn to live and work in three dimensions. Now you can experience space with an extra dimension with ESA´s collection of 3D images. Over half a million viewers have already seen ESA´s world-first 3D transmissions from space on our 3D YouTube channel. More than 150 images are now available in 3D in our Flickr gallery. Prepare for liftoff from Europe´s Spaceport in French Guiana or the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Imagine floating in the...

ESA Astronauts On The Road To Space
2012-02-25 05:37:18

ESA´s astronauts-in-training have a busy schedule. From their base at the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne, Germany, they are travelling all over the world to learn the skills required to fly in space, blogging as they go. The new astronauts are learning how to live and work on the International Space Station in the countries of all the Station´s partners: Europe, Canada, America, Japan and Russia. You can now follow their trials and triumphs by following the blog written...

2012-02-24 04:18:19

Malta signed a Cooperation Agreement with ESA on 20 February 2012. The objective of this agreement is to allow Malta and ESA to create the framework for more-intensive cooperation in ESA projects in the future. Head of ESA Director General´s Cabinet, Karlheinz Kreuzberg, and Chairman of the Malta Council for Science and Technology, Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando MP, signed the agreement in Valletta, in the presence of the Prime Minister of Malta, the Hon. Lawrence Gonzi. Discussions...

2012-02-16 14:42:48

Resolving the world´s major challenges whether climate change, environmental pollution, urbanisation, our ageing population or resource scarcity requires a sweeping shift in our approach to sustainability research and education, a group of leading scientists told European policy makers today during the launch of their report “Responses to Environmental and Societal Challenges for our Unstable Earth” (RESCUE). A joint initiative by the European Science Foundation (ESF) and...

2012-02-14 06:00:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced its participation in a multi-disciplinary consortium funded by the European Union (Seventh Framework Programme, FP7) tasked with developing standardized Electro Mechanical Actuators (EMA) for aerospace applications to eliminate hydraulic circuits, pumps and reservoirs. This...

Central And Eastern Europe Make History With Small Satellites
2012-02-14 04:40:28

The first satellites entirely designed and built by Hungary, Poland, and Romania are now orbiting Earth after today´s successful maiden flight of ESA's small Vega launcher. The latest addition to Europe´s versatile family of space launchers, Vega carried nine satellites, seven of them built by European universities. This group of ESA-sponsored educational CubeSats included Goliat from Romania, PW-Sat from Poland and Masat-1 from Hungary. The unique opportunity to launch the...