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Preparing for Mercury: BepiColombo stack completes testing

Thu, 06/07/2017 - 12:00

ESA’s Mercury spacecraft has passed its final test in launch configuration, the last time it will be stacked like this before being reassembled at the launch site next year.

Giant iceberg in the making

Wed, 05/07/2017 - 08:36

All eyes are on Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf as a deep crack continues to cut across the ice, leaving a huge chunk clinging on. When it eventually gives way, one of the largest icebergs on record will be set adrift. Even before the inevitable happens, ESA’s CryoSat mission can reveal some of the future berg’s vital statistics.

Drone in radio-free zone

Wed, 05/07/2017 - 08:20

Technology image of the week: Drone testing inside ESA’s Hertz radio chamber

Cosmic farming

Tue, 04/07/2017 - 15:30

Human spaceflight image of the week: Citizen scientists help to grow crops in space

BepiColombo live

Tue, 04/07/2017 - 14:20

Replay of Thursday's media briefing on our mission to Mercury

Open Day 2017

Mon, 03/07/2017 - 11:20

Find out everything about ESA’s Open Day in the Netherlands on Sunday 8 October, including how to register to attend

Uncharted territory

Mon, 03/07/2017 - 11:10

Space Science Image of the Week: Cassini is half way through a series of daring dives between Saturn and its rings

Week In Images

Fri, 30/06/2017 - 14:30

Our week through the lens:
26-30 June 2017