European Space Agency, ESA
European Space Agency, ESA
Discipline: Astronomy/Space Science
The International Astronautical Congress 2022 (IAC) will be hosted in Paris, France, from Sunday to Thursday, 18-22 September 2022, at the Paris Convention Centre (1 place de la Porte de Versailles, 75015 Paris).
Media representatives are invited to join a virtual Q&A session on Tuesday 23 August, 11. CEST to get more information about the upcoming Artemis I launch and the European contribution to the Artemis mission, the European Service Module (ESM) and the Orion spacecraft.
The specially trained woolly astronaut, Shaun the Sheep, has been assigned a seat on the Artemis I mission to the Moon, it was announced today. Shaun's assignment was announced by ESA's Director for Human and Robotic Exploration Dr David Parker.
Dear colleagues, The press briefing planned at the Royal Institute in London on July 20 at 16:00 BEST (17:00 CEST) has been cancelled. Further discussions on the Mars exploration programme will take place in the context of the Ministerial in November 2022, where a full statement will be presented.
The media are cordially invited to attend various activities of the European Space Agency at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) in the UK from 18 to 22 July 2022. ESA Director General Josef Aschbacher will be at FIA on 18 and 19 July, together with British ESA astronaut Tim Peake.
Editor's Note: This advisory was updated to include information about the release of one of Webb's first images at the White House on 11 July, as well as a new start time for the 12 July media briefing.
NASA, ESA and CSA will release the James Webb Space Telescope's first full-color images and spectroscopic data during a televised broadcast beginning at 16:30 CEST on Tuesday, 12 July. Released one by one, these first images from the world's largest and most powerful space telescope will demonstrate Webb at its full power, ready to begin its mission to unfold the infrared universe.
NASA's DART (for 'Double Asteroid Redirection Test') mission is lined up to collide with a body called Dimorphos - a 160-m diameter 'moonlet' of a larger asteroid called Didymos - to try and measurably shift its orbit. Impact occurs on September 27 at 01:14 CEST.
Journalists will have a rare opportunity to see the first of the latest-generation European weather satellites, the Meteosat Third Generation Imager, MTG-I 1, in the cleanroom of prime contractor Thales Alenia Space in Cannes, France, on Wednesday, 7 September, 2022.
NASA will host a media teleconference at 17:00 CEST on Wednesday, July 27, to discuss the architecture for NASA's Mars Sample Return campaign. NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) recently held a systems requirement review as part of the campaign's conceptual design phase - a phase when the architecture is refined and solidified.
Media is invited to a press briefing on 20 July at 16. BEST (17. CEST) at the Royal Institution in London about the future of Mars exploration. Bold and refined plans could reshape Europe's strategy for exploring Mars.
ESA's new Vega-C rocket has completed its inaugural flight, placing main payload LARES-2 - a scientific mission of the Italian space agency ASI - into its planned orbit. Six research CubeSats from France, Italy and Slovenia flew as secondary payloads.
Back to Index Czech Danish Dutch Estonian Finnish Hungarian Italian Irish Norwegian Polish Portuguese Romanian Spanish Swedish. Highly anticipated observations hint at treasure trove of discoveries to come The dawn of a new era in astronomy has begun as the world gets its first look at the full capabilities of the NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope.
Media are invited to join ESA at ESOC (Darmstadt, Germany) and ESTEC (Noordwijk, Netherlands) on 12 July for a special activity to celebrate the release of James Webb Space Telescope's first images, in partnership with NASA and the Canadian Space Agency.
Media representatives are invited to join the ARCHES Space-Analog Demonstration on Mount Etna in Sicily on 29 June 2022, to learn more about this test campaign of autonomous and interconnected robotic systems, designed for future lunar exploration and beyond.