"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
Paris Air Show
NASA's Space Shuttle is our Legend of Space this month
Space Shuttles flew 135 missions from 1981 to 2011, setting records and inspiring generations. Here are five reasons why it's become a Legend of Space
“You have probably used an app on your mobile phone to get the weather forecast.
On April 6, 1965 the first commercial communications satellite, Early Bird was launched into orbit.
Behind the scenes at the Canadian Space Agency to meet the team that controls the Canadarm 2, trains astronauts to use space robots, and develops rovers for the Moon and Mars.
Galileo goes live.
Which kind of space suit will an astronaut wear on Mars?
The ExoMars 2020 rover will carry a special camera to help in the hunt for life
A full-scale, wearable and adjustable model of a space suit designed for the first Mars landing underwent testing on Monday (5 December) at the Rhode Island School of…
From the ocean depths to the vastness of the cosmos, new technologies give scientists a better understanding of the world around us.
130 thousand antennas like these are being installed in Australia.
The ExoMars mission is at a critical moment. The spacecraft is very close to the red planet, and tension is mounting.
NASA’s SpaceX Dragon capsule has returned to Earth carrying a huge cargo of scientific experiments from the International Space Station.
Russia has launched its first rocket from a new cosmodrome 24-hours after a technical glitch forced lift off to be put back, much to the annoyance of President Vladimir Putin.
The ExoMars spacecraft is travelling to Mars right now, on a mission to search for signs of life. When it gets there in October it will send a small
A rocket has made history after its reusable booster landed on a platform in the Atlantic Ocean. The success could see a new era of reusable rockets
The ExoMars probe has blasted off on Monday (March 14) on board a Russian Proton rocket from Kazakhstan to the red planet. [no comment live] esa
The head of the European Space Agency says he would like to build a permanent base on the Moon. We meet him to discuss that incredible plan, and head to the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne to mee
European scientists have given up hope of restoring contact with space probe Philae, which successfully landed on a comet in a pinpoint operation
The European Space Agency is poised to launch the third satellite in the Copernicus programme called Sentinel-3 later this month. The Sentinels