European Space Agency Archived News



Press Releases

  • ESA Council agrees resolution on Ariane 6 and Vega-C exploitation and future space transportation
    European Space Agency - Friday, September 3, 2021
    Posted on: 9/3/2021 2:38:23 PM PDT

  • Reprogrammable satellite deployed in space
    European Space Agency - Saturday, July 31, 2021
    Posted on: 8/1/2021 10:36:24 PM PDT

  • Hubble finds first evidence of water vapor at Jupiter's moon Ganymede
    European Space Agency - Tuesday, July 27, 2021
    Posted on: 7/27/2021 2:54:12 PM PDT

  • European Robotic Arm is launched into space
    European Space Agency - Friday, July 23, 2021
    Posted on: 7/23/2021 3:44:40 PM PDT

  • ESA advances Vega rocket evolution beyond 2025
    European Space Agency - Friday, July 23, 2021
    Posted on: 7/23/2021 3:43:40 PM PDT

  • Galileo Second Generation proof-of-concept testing begins
    European Space Agency - Monday, July 19, 2021
    Posted on: 7/19/2021 5:47:12 PM PDT

  • Ariane 6 targets new missions with Astris kick stage
    European Space Agency - Tuesday, July 13, 2021
    Posted on: 7/13/2021 2:18:05 PM PDT

  • ESA and EU celebrate a fresh start for space in Europe
    European Space Agency - Tuesday, June 22, 2021
    Posted on: 6/22/2021 4:04:19 PM PDT

  • ESA-led space propulsion test facility passed to UK owner
    European Space Agency - Friday, June 18, 2021
    Posted on: 6/18/2021 8:10:02 PM PDT

  • Space sustainability rating to shine light on debris problem
    European Space Agency - Friday, June 18, 2021
    Posted on: 6/18/2021 8:05:09 PM PDT

  • Commanding role for ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti
    European Space Agency - Monday, May 31, 2021
    Posted on: 5/31/2021 7:11:54 PM PDT


  • European Space Agency - Thursday, March 25, 2021
    Posted on: 5/21/2021 1:43:50 PM PDT

  • Lithuania becomes ESA Associate Member state
    European Space Agency - Friday, April 30, 2021
    Posted on: 4/30/2021 5:10:19 PM PDT

  • Fly your software in space
    European Space Agency - Monday, April 19, 2021
    Posted on: 4/19/2021 5:59:55 PM PDT

  • ESA–EGU announce Excellence Award winners
    European Space Agency - Friday, March 26, 2021
    Posted on: 3/26/2021 8:38:46 PM PDT

  • SMOS detects space weather
    European Space Agency - Thursday, March 25, 2021
    Posted on: 3/25/2021 2:31:12 PM PDT

  • ESA boost for UK space transportation initiatives
    European Space Agency - Thursday, March 25, 2021
    Posted on: 3/25/2021 2:15:37 PM PDT

  • The history of space debris creation
    European Space Agency - Wednesday, March 17, 2021
    Posted on: 3/17/2021 1:58:54 PM PDT

  • Contract signed with EUMETSAT to build ESA Arctic weather satellite
    European Space Agency - Tuesday, March 9, 2021
    Posted on: 3/9/2021 2:33:25 PM PDT

  • Josef Aschbacher is new ESA Director General
    European Space Agency - Monday, March 1, 2021
    Posted on: 3/1/2021 12:44:29 PM PDT

  • Status Reports

  • Results of the Independent Inquiry Commission related to Vega flight VV17 mission loss
    European Space Agency - December 17, 2020
    Posted on: 12/17/2020 3:55:36 PM PDT

  • ESA: Gateway MoU and Artemis Accords – FAQs
    European Space Agency - December 15, 2020
    Posted on: 12/15/2020 9:21:04 PM PDT

  • Vega flight VV17 SEOSAT-Ingenio / TARANIS mission failure
    European Space Agency - November 16, 2020
    Posted on: 11/17/2020 4:11:13 AM PDT

  • Space marches on: a month of science in microgravity
    European Space Agency - April 6, 2020
    Posted on: 4/6/2020 5:26:22 PM PDT

  • ESA to conduct BepiColombo flyby amid coronavirus crisis
    European Space Agency - March 30, 2020
    Posted on: 3/30/2020 2:49:33 PM PDT

  • Solar Orbiter braves challenging early days
    European Space Agency - February 18, 2020
    Posted on: 2/18/2020 11:28:25 PM PDT

  • First Solar Orbiter Instrument Sends Measurements
    European Space Agency - February 18, 2020
    Posted on: 2/18/2020 11:25:24 PM PDT

  • Mapping the cosmic journey of phosphorus with Rosetta and ALMA
    European Space Agency - January 16, 2020
    Posted on: 1/16/2020 3:44:01 PM PDT

  • ExoMars Rover completes environmental tests
    European Space Agency - January 16, 2020
    Posted on: 1/16/2020 3:40:37 PM PDT

  • 24-hour weather delay for Vega’s launch of the Aeolus satellite from French Guiana
    European Space Agency - August 20, 2018
    Posted on: 8/21/2018 12:09:55 AM PDT

  • BepiColombo to Target Mid-October Launch to Planet Mercury
    European Space Agency - July 27, 2018
    Posted on: 7/27/2018 6:58:00 PM PDT

  • Two teams selected for Spin Your Thesis! 2018
    European Space Agency - December 20, 2017
    Posted on: 12/20/2017 9:10:13 PM PDT

  • Preliminary Call for Interest ESA CAVES PANGAEA
    European Space Agency - March 3, 2017
    Posted on: 3/3/2017 2:46:33 PM PDT

  • Schiaparelli Released From Trace Gas Orbiter and Begins Its Descent to Mars
    European Space Agency - October 16, 2016
    Posted on: 10/16/2016 8:38:04 PM PDT

  • NASA Administrator Bolden Addresses ESA Council
    European Space Agency - June 17, 2016
    Posted on: 6/17/2016 1:15:13 PM PDT

  • Sentinel-1B launched postponed
    European Space Agency - April 22, 2016
    Posted on: 4/22/2016 5:13:03 PM PDT

  • Pick a satnav prize
    European Space Agency - April 20, 2016
    Posted on: 4/20/2016 3:27:03 PM PDT

  • Sentinel-1B in position for liftoff
    European Space Agency - April 20, 2016
    Posted on: 4/20/2016 3:25:07 PM PDT

  • Mission Control Ready for ExoMars Launch
    European Space Agency - March 12, 2016
    Posted on: 3/13/2016 4:35:28 AM PDT

  • Tim Peake's message to Her Majesty The Queen (video)
    European Space Agency - January 4, 2016
    Posted on: 1/4/2016 9:33:13 PM PDT