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  • Hall of mirrors for Proba-3 laser testing
    on November 21, 2022 at 9:24 am

    Image: Hall of mirrors for Proba-3 laser testing

  • ESA’s site for laser and quantum links marks 25 years
    on November 18, 2022 at 12:30 pm

    ESA’s Optical Ground Station, perched high on the slopes of Tenerife’s Mount Teide volcano, has now been peering skyward for a quarter of a century. Originally designed for laser-based communications with satellites, it is today additionally employed for tracking space debris and near-Earth […]

  • NOAA adopts Finland’s CubeSat-proven space weather monitor
    on November 17, 2022 at 2:16 pm

    An advanced X-ray monitoring instrument tested for space aboard an ESA CubeSat will serve as an operational space weather payload on the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Space Weather Next Lagrange 1 Series satellite, currently planned for launch in 2028, which will operate 1.5 […]

  • Tomorrow’s technology at ESA
    on November 17, 2022 at 8:23 am

    The  ESA Council at Ministerial level, CM22, is a time for critical decisions. In November 2022, ESA’s Member States, Associate States and Cooperating States will come together to strengthen Europe’s space sector and ensure it continues to serve European citizens. 

  • Einstein Industries Ventures joins ESA Investor Network
    on November 17, 2022 at 8:00 am

    ESA’s Investor Network continues to grow, with Einstein Industries Ventures as its latest member via the signature of a collaboration agreement.Over the next ten years, Einstein Industries Ventures’ management team targets a fund worth €300 million to invest in Europe’s leading growth-stage […]

  • Antenna to link up CubeSat chains
    on November 16, 2022 at 8:37 am

    Image: Antenna to link up CubeSat chains

  • ESA Technology Strategy for Europe’s future in space
    on November 15, 2022 at 1:20 pm

    ESA Director General Josef Aschbacher’s Agenda 2025 has set the future course of Europe in space, building on the Agency’s Technology Strategy which details how our continent is developing the essential technology to get it where it is going. Reflecting four years of progress since it was […]

  • Wireless power from space
    on November 9, 2022 at 7:57 am

    Image: Wireless power from space

  • Mini-radar for asteroid CubeSat
    on October 28, 2022 at 9:37 am

    Image: Mini-radar for asteroid CubeSat

  • Seeing how a spacecraft dies
    on October 14, 2022 at 7:29 am

    Seeing how a spacecraft dies