The European Space Agency is dreaming up an aircraft of the future: egg-shaped, electric-powered and able to take off from helipads or runways due to its pivoting engines. In a press release earlier this month, the ESA said the new plane, which would h... via JustLuxe.com
NASA and European Space Agency officials on May 19 said the European Service Module (ESM) for NASA’s Orion crew-transport vehicle was within budget and on schedule for a late-2018 inaugural flight pending a key review.But the ESM program...Show More Summary
Tuesday's launch aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket will be followed by the launch of four more Galileo satellites using an Ariane 5 rocket in November.
BERLIN (AP) — A rocket fired from French Guiana has lifted two satellites into orbit that will form part of Europe’s rival to the U.S.-made Global Positioning System, or GPS. The European Space Agency says the satellites are the 13th and 14th satellites for the Galileo system. Tuesday’s launch aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket will […]
Russian Soyuz ST rocket carrying two satellites for the European Galileo navigation system was successfully launched at 08:48 GMT from the Guiana space center, according to Russian Space Agency (Roscosmos).
The European Space Agency's Herschel Observatory has captured snapshot of space that looks like an impressionist painting.
A new image taken by the Hubble space telescope shows Mars in incredible detail as astronomers prepare for a close-up with the red planet. Operated by NASA and the European Space Agency, Hubble took the Mars image on May 12. “DuringShow More Summary
The European Space Agency’s (ESA) satellite uncovered a possible drifting oil slick in the Mediterranean where the ill-fated EgyptAir passenger plane disappeared, the ESA said in a statement Friday.
Hot on the heels of its cloud-free image of Africa, the European Space Agency's Sentinel-2A has captured an image of waves hitting Dorre Island, Western Australia. The picture provides more information on how waves interact with theShow More Summary
If you like jigsaws, you’d love to be on the team at the European Space Agency that created this image. Made up of 7,000 separate files—totalling 32 TB of data—the picture provides a completely cloud-free view of the whole of Africa. Read more...
A stunning new composite image, made up of nearly 7,000 individual snaps taken by the European Space Agency's (ESA) Sentinel-2A, shows a completely cloud-free view of the African continent. It took the satellite some four months to gather...Show More Summary
The European Space Agency and Roskosmos have admitted the inevitable—the launch of the joint ExoMars-2018 project will have to be postponed for two years to 2020.
According to research conducted by the European Space Agency (ESA), atmospheric methane and carbon dioxide levels are continuing to rise, despite global efforts to lower emissions. The data was gathered by the European Space Agency's...Show More Summary
(Photo: ESA) The Cupola on the International Space Station provides, as the European Space Agency puts it, the best room with a view anywhere. Built as an observatory, the seven-windowed module was attached to the ISS six years ago,Show More Summary
Extraordinary colors in Libya's sand dunes, as captured by Sentinel-2A. (Photo: ESA) Right now, high above us, are a suite of satellites called Sentinels. Operated by the European Space Agency, they are circling the earth with one mission: to monitor the earth’s environment. Show More Summary
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The International Space Station isn't going to fall apart because of this one little chip, but it is an impressive crater considering what made it. The European Space Agency estimates that the quarter-inch divot came from an impact with...Show More Summary
European Space Agency Director-General Johann-Dietrich Woerner on May 9 expressed frustration with the equipment delays that forced a two-year slip in the launch of Europe’s ExoMars rover vehicle and said he would not write a blank check...Show More Summary
The European Space Agency (ESA) launched its trio of Earth-facing satellites – the Swarm satellites – more than two years ago. Since then, the three probes have been tirelessly making measurements of the Earth's magnetic field, mapping it out in detail. Show More Summary
The internet is cluttered with all manner of fantasy claims, but it is startling to see a major space agency like ESA lend its name to an electric flying car being ready by 2018 The post European Space Agency over-hypes a flying car appeared first on Plane Talking.