The European Space Agency is poised to launch the third satellite in the Copernicus programme called Sentinel-3 later this month. The Sentinels
Tiny satellites the size of a small cube, jam-packed with the most advanced nanotechnologies: is this the future of Space missions? To find out, we
Space X’s reusable Falcon 9 rocket has successfully put a European satellite into orbit, but what launch engineers described as a “hard landing”
A rocket took off from Cape Canaveral in Florida on Monday and landed again ten minutes later – the first time such a feat has been achieved. The
Online crowdfunding efforts to save the first man on the moon’s spacesuit have been out of this world! The US National Air and Space Museum asked
Years in the building, seconds in the launching; rocket engines are truly awesome in their sheer power, but are also amazing feats of engineering and
As the European Space Agency changes leadership, euronews met its outgoing and incoming directors-general to discuss the future of space projects.
Russia’s space industry has been dealt one of its heaviest blows since the Soviet collapse after back-to-back rocket launch failures. Russian Deputy
Satellite technology is creating a revolution in oceanography as researchers have a flood of new data to understand our planet's oceans and better study climate change. In this edition of Space we hea
This month’s Space focuses on startups in Europe that are finding everyday Earthly applications for space innovations. There’s a long tradition of
The European Space Agency’s IXV Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle, as its called blasted off from its launchpad in French Guiana. Its flight path was
The European Space Agency is making the final preparations for its first ever space-plane launch on Wednesday. The IXV, short for Intermediate
Europe’s first spaceplane, IXV, faces its most crucial test on Wednesday (February 11) – and you can follow it live here.
WHAT IS IXV?
Frank is a former Belgian air force test pilot, and the first-ever European commander of the ISS. He now heads the European Astronaut Centre. Frank
Denmark’s first astronaut, Andreas Mogensen will accompany opera singer-turned space tourist Sarah Brightman to the ISS on 1st September 2015 on a 10
The launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Florida was called off at the last minute because of a unspecified technical issue, said NASA. The
All things considered 2014 was was an extraordinary year for the European Space Agency, most notably with its success in landing a probe on a comet
It was a lift-off letdown but NASA is hoping for better luck on Friday. Gusty winds at Cape Canaveral on Thursday and a last-minute technical problem
Re-entry is one of the biggest challenges in modern spaceflight. It’s the make of break moment, the time when satellites burn up and astronauts hold
Keeping track of time is one of the biggest challenges that French space scientist Lucie Poulet encountered during her four month adventure living
Meet the space cadets, three young engineers with enviable jobs that are quite literally out of this world. This edition of Space focuses on three
NASA’s Minotaur 1 rocket has made history after carrying the first satellite designed and built by high school students into space.
The launch of a rocket is the crowning moment, the culmination of a long process of careful machining and construction. What comes out of a rocket
The Italian city of Naples was the dramatic setting for a summit to set Europe’s future in space. From rocket launchers to Mars explorers, everything
Watch the full interview in english with David Willetts, the UK’s Minister of State for Universities and Science, as he explains his country’s
Watch the full interview in French with Geneviève Fioraso, French Minister for Higher Education and Research, as she gives her reaction to the