European Space Agency
Lucerne offered a scenic backdrop to ESA’s space summit – the crucial ministerial meeting held every two years when the agency’s 22 member states spend 48 hours debating one subject – Europe’s future
Oleg Novitsky, Thomas Pesquet and Peggy Whitson will not see their nearest-and-dearest again until their return to Earth in May 2017.
Euronews' Jeremy Wilks talks to Jan Wörner, Director General of the European Space Agency on the future of European space travel
Our galaxy as you have never seen it before and a huge amount of important scientific data to better understand its behavior and evolution.
The Via Lactea project has created the largest database on the Milky Way The data was collected by the Herschel telescope with more than 900 hrs of observations.
New pictures have emerged claiming to shed light on Europe’s failed bid to land a spacecraft on Mars.
The European Space Agency has said that the missing European space probe on Mars fell to the surface of the Red Planet from a height of two to four kilometres and was destroyed on…
The ExoMars team had their hearts in their mouths as the Schiaparelli probe went missing just as the TGO mothership swept into a perfectly timed orbit.
The European Space Agency (ESA) is hailing its ExoMars mission a success despite mystery over the fate of a lander supposed to have touched down on the Red…
The fate of a European probe supposed to have touched down on Mars on Wednesday remains a mystery.
Scientists are scrambling to confirm the status of the European lander which was due to have landed on the Red Planet's surface, after contact was lost during its descent.
Mars has long piqued people’s interest – from science fiction tales of Martians to Elon Musk’s goal of one day colonising the planet.
ExoMars is a mission of firsts – if all goes to plan then this will be Europe’s first controlled landing on Mars, and this is the first mission of its kind to go directly in search of signs of…
The European Space Agency’s Schiaparelli spacecraft is on course to land on Mars, after it successfully separated from its mothership, the Trace Gas Orbiter, on…
The European Space Agency's Rosetta mission has come to a close with success after crash landing hits target
French ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet is going for a swim, but this is one dip with a difference. Pesquet is taking his last training session in NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory at Johnson Space Cente
Nasa believes it has more proof that Europa, one of Jupiter’s moon, is expelling large plumes of water. And where there is water, life can find a
In just a few days’ time ESA’s Rosetta mission is going to come to a close in a most extraordinary fashion, because the spacecraft is going to slowly, and deliberately crash-land into the comet that i
The ExoMars mission is at a critical moment. The spacecraft is very close to the red planet, and tension is mounting.
After nearly two years missing in action, Rosetta's small lander Philae has finally been located in a shadowed spot on the comet 67-P - also known as Churyumov Gerasimenko - just three weeks before th