European Space Agency


Japanese Cargo Craft Launches to ISS

Japanese Cargo Craft Launches to ISS

NASA is broadcasting the launch of the Japanese rocket to the ISS carrying supplies and ESA sponsored student designed satellit...

Aug 19 2015, 7:47am CDT

Philae Phones Home Again After 7 Months

Philae Phones Home Again After 7 Months

The comet lander Philae of Rosetta arose from its deep sleep. The probe is back on track. Philae has again been in touch with...

Jun 15 2015, 8:22am CDT

Snow Cleaning used for Webb Space Telescope Mirrors

Snow Cleaning used for Webb Space Telescope Mirrors

The next generation space telescope following the Hubble needs squeaky clean mirrors. Engineers use snow like car owners clean...

May 7 2015, 9:33am CDT

Hubble Space Telescope celebrates 25th Anniversary

Hubble Space Telescope celebrates 25th Anniversary

The Silver Anniversary, that is 25 years of space viewing and photography, via the Hubble Telescope has been enacted with joy a...

Apr 24 2015, 6:31am CDT

NASA's Hubble spots Phantom Things near Dead Qausars

NASA's Hubble spots Phantom Things near Dead Qausars

The Hubble telescope discovered some mysterious objects near dead quasars....

Apr 3 2015, 3:17am CDT

Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko will spend One Year in Space

Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko will spend One Year in Space

The longest human space experiment has started. NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) cosmona...

Mar 28 2015, 2:35pm CDT

Beagle 2 Mars Lander has been Found

Beagle 2 Mars Lander has been Found

UK Space Agency announced today that the missing Beagle 2 Mars Probe has been found....

Jan 16 2015, 4:25am CST

William Shatner checking in with space agencies on Twitter

William Shatner checking in with space agencies on Twitter

William Shatner, a.k.a. Capt. James T. Kirk from "Star Trek," has begun tweeting at space organizations to check on o...

Aug 11 2014, 5:46am CDT

Antarctic Ice Losses Increased to Twice

Antarctica’s Ice Losses Increased to Twice

The Antarctic continent is facing huge losses in ice that have increased in recent times to over twice the previous levels....

May 19 2014, 12:51pm CDT

World's largest ground based telescope in works!!

World's largest ground based telescope in works!!

European Southern Observatory developing the world's largest ground based telescope...

Jan 29 2014, 11:28am CST

Planet Covered With Clouds Detected in Outer Space

ExoPlanet Covered With Clouds Detected in Outer Space

The Hubble Telescope has detected what could be the greatest discovery of present times. A planet covered with clouds has been...

Jan 1 2014, 9:55am CST

Satellite falling to Earth may cause Damage

Satellite Falling to Earth may Cause Damage

A satellite that is about to come falling down to earth could cause damage. While the chances that it will harm someone may be...

Nov 7 2013, 2:58am CST

Albert Einstein Launched in Space

Albert Einstein Launched in Space

The European counterpart to NASA, the ESA has launched its cargo ship, the “Albert Einstein” into outer space. It is a heavy ve...

Jun 6 2013, 6:16am CDT

Astronaut Abby to Attend Soyuz Launch

Astronaut Abby to Attend Soyuz Launch

Looks like becoming an astronaut is cool again amongst teenagers. Meet 15 year old astronaut-in-training Abigail Harrison. Her...

Mar 19 2013, 9:01am CDT

Motrr Goes over Funding Goal on Kickstarter for Galileo IPhone Platform

Motrr Goes over Funding Goal on Kickstarter for Galileo IPhone Platform

Motrr gets waaayy more funding than it needed...

Jun 15 2012, 12:30pm CDT

British Scientists to Launch Space Telescope

British Scientists to Launch Space Telescope

NASA has its Hubble Space Telescope that has been in orbit and producing some of the best images of the heavens available. Brit...

May 4 2009, 7:05am CDT

100 Day simulated Mission to Mars started today

100 Day simulated Mission to Mars started today

The Mars500 crew entered the isolation facility today in Russia. Six people will stay inside the simulated space-ship for 100 d...

Mar 31 2009, 7:29am CDT

Hermes Spacecraft for the Masses

Hermes Spacecraft for the Masses

There is something more than a little disconcerting about the thought of anyone and everyone being able to own a spacecraft. Su...

Aug 20 2008, 10:00am CDT

Model of European Crewed Space Ship Revealed

Model of European Crewed Space Ship Revealed

EADS Astrium unveiled a full scale model of a manned spacecraft this week that is based on the unmanned Jules Verne space freig...

May 30 2008, 8:28am CDT

European Space Truck Docks with ISS

European Space Truck Docks with ISS

Europe’s new contribution to the ISS has been dubbed the space truck. The craft is fully automated and requires no crew to rend...

Apr 3 2008, 11:32am CDT

Jules Verne ATV launched by ESA

Jules Verne ATV launched by ESA

Watch out NASA, here comes ESA. Th European Space Agency successfully launched the new Jules Verne ATV (Automated Transfer Vehi...

Mar 9 2008, 1:58am CST

European Space Agency Preps for ATV Maiden Voyage

European Space Agency Preps for ATV Maiden Voyage

The European Space Agency (ESA) is preparing for the maiden voyage of its Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) that can find its ow...

Mar 6 2008, 1:22pm CST

The Ones Really Hurt By the E3 Shift?  Small Developers

The Ones Really Hurt By the E3 Shift? Small Developers

In case you were under a rock last week, the big, shaking news came in the form of an announcement of a very small, "intimate"...

Aug 9 2006, 3:00am CDT