The European Space Agency (ESA) has no intentions at all of reviewing its space cooperation with Russia, despite the latter’s merger with Crimea and NASA’s recent announcement of pulling out from joint projects with Moscow, SpaceNews.com weekly reported referring to ESA Director General Jean-Jacques Dordain.
Rosetta has "awoke" in the deep space. For two and a half years the space probe of the European Space Agency was in sleep mode, or in hibernation as scientists will put it. In 2004, the spacecraft was sent to Comet Churyumov–Gerasimenko. Now it's time to get closer to it and perhaps to perform the first ever landing of an interplanetary spacecraft on the surface of a flying celestial body.
The comet-chasing probe Rosetta has woken up and is operational after a 31-month hibernation, the European Space Agency (ESA) said on Monday.
The European Space Agency (ESA) intends to launch Vega launch vehicle with the Intermediate Experimental Vehicle (IEV) this year to develop the satellite reentry technology, ESA chief Jean-Jacques Dordain told a press conference in Paris on Friday. The press conference was broadcast live at the Moscow office of the ESA Permanent Mission to Russia.
'Mars exploration is very important milestone in ESA collaboration with Russia for space program' - expert
A one-tonne European satellite is expected to disintegrate in the atmosphere and fall to the Earth's surface in pieces Sunday night.
At a ceremony held in Cambridge Tuesday, two Russian astrophysicists, Drs Viacheslav Mukhanov and Alexey Starobinsky of the Landau Institute of Theoretical Physics, were awarded this year’s Gruber Prize in Cosmology for their seminal 1979 work on the nature of gravitation.
The European Space Agency (ESA) and the Federal Space Agency of the Russian Federation (ROSCOSMOS) are discussing Europe’s participation in Russian projects for lunar studies, Rene Pichel, ESA representative in Russia, told reporters at the MAKS 2013 air show.
The European Space Agency (ESA) will join the forthcoming Russian moon missions. Heads of Russia’s Roskosmos Federal Space Agency and the European Space Agency Vladimir Popovkin and Jean-Jacques Dordain have signed a memorandum of understanding on the exploration of the Moon at the Le Bourget 2013 Air Show in Paris.
Seven Russian Soyuz-ST launch vehicles will be launched from the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana in 2013-2014, European Space Agency Director-General Jean-Jacques Dordain said at the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget on Thursday.
Russia’s Roskosmos Federal Space Agency and the European Space Agency signed a memorandum of understanding on the exploration of the Moon at Le Bourget 2013 Air Show in Paris on Tuesday.
A robot freighter bearing 6.6 tonnes of cargo docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Saturday, the European Space Agency (ESA) said.
Russian rocket carriers have become part of the European space programs. Next year the European Space Agency (ESA) will carry out 4 out of the 10 planned launches from the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou with the help of the Russian Soyuz rockets.
The launch of the Vega carrier rocket from the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana has been postponed due to strong wind, an official with Arianespace said Saturday.
The European Space Agency has launched its space weather co-ordination centre in Brussels.
The Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos and the European Space Agency (ESA) has signed a cooperation agreement on the implementation of the ExoMars mission.
Three aims singled by the European Space Agency (ESA) for this year are performing an audacious flight near Phobos - a satellite of Mars, entering the atmosphere of Venus and drawing a map of water-containing rocks on Mars. Hitting these targets will be the basis for future joint missions of the ESA and Russia.
In 2017 the European Space Agency plans to orbit a CHaracterizing ExoPlanets Satellite (CHEOPS) as part of its proposed Small Mission.
European Space Agency has announced that an autonomous Lunar Lander will be sent to the Moon in 2018. It means that a new Moon race is going to start in this decade.
The European Space Agency (ESA) is starting preparations for a mission to Jupiter. The Jupiter Icy Moon Explorer (JUICE) project, approved for implementation in 2022, is to explore the giant planet and its icy satellites: Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto.