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ESA Telecommunications & Integrated Applications

Boost to Italy Over the next three years, the Italian government will contribute €19 million to ESA’s Integrated Applications Promotion telecom programme. An ‘ambassador platform’, launched today, will help to channel these funds to Italian industry.

12/12/2016

ESA Top News

Watch Galileo launch Follow the launch of Galileo satellites 19–22 live on Tuesday 12 December. Streaming resumes at 22:00 GMT (23:00 CET)

12/11/2016

ESA Navigation

Watch Galileo launch See the launch of Galileo satellites 19–22 on Tuesday 12 December. Streaming starts at 18:10 GMT (1910 CET)

12/11/2016

New Scientist - Space

The Cassini orbiter's penultimate mission around Saturn begins with a swoop over the planet's northern hemisphere - and gorgeous photos of the churning storm there

12/09/2016

NASA Image of the Day

Sunrise With Solar ArrayAstronaut Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency captured this photograph from the International Space Station on Nov. 25, 2016, and shared it on social media, writing, "Sunrises. We experience 16 sunrises every 24 hours on the International Space Station as it takes us 90 minutes to do a complete orbit of our planet flying at 28,800 km/h."

12/09/2016

ESA Education

2017 European Competition Get together with your classmates and a teacher, and accept the CanSat challenge!

12/09/2016

New Scientist - Space

The standard scale for stars' magnetic activity is all tied to a single telescope – and we couldn't observe the sun with it. Now we have a workaround

12/09/2016

New Scientist - Space

A team of astronomers think a new explanation for dark matter can best explain its mysterious effects on the speed of stars within galaxies

12/08/2016

New Scientist - Space

A tiny grain of metallic rock from a meteorite found in north-eastern Russia contains a form of matter called a quasicrystal – the third one ever found in nature

12/08/2016

NASA Image of the Day

An astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS) used a long lens to document what crews have termed one of the most spectacular features of the planet: the dunes of the Namib Sand Sea.

12/08/2016