ESA NEWS


2018/01/17 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | SPACE

The European Space Agency (ESA) is drawing up contingency plans for projects, commercial deals, and staffing that may be adversely affected by Brexit, senior official...


2017/10/13 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | SPACE

Russia on Friday launched a European satellite dedicated to monitoring the Earth's atmosphere, the protective layer that shields the planet from the sun's radiation, ...


2017/08/21 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Mesa Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today announced a tentative agreement with Mesa Airlines management. Th...


2017/06/21 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | SPACE

A European Space Agency director urged nations Tuesday to unlock concealed data on the whereabouts of hundreds of thousands of pieces of space junk, or "ticking time ...


2017/03/07 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | SPACE

Europe launched a fourth satellite Tuesday for its Copernicus Earth-monitoring project to track changes in forest cover and air pollution, the European Space Agency (...


Thales Alenia Space win ESA contract for PLATO phase B1 study
2015/01/13 | AVIATION WORLD NEWS | SPACE

Thales Alenia Space announced today that it has been selected by the European Space Agency for one of the three phase B1 studies of the PLATO (PLAnetary Transits and O...


2015/01/13 | AVIATION WORLD NEWS | DEFENCE

A successful flight test of the Raytheon-built APG-79(V)X AESA radar system has demonstrated the functions needed to extend the relevance of F/A-18C/D Hornet fighter/a...


2014/11/24 | AVIATION WORLD NEWS | DEFENCE

Sagem (Safran) has just completed a series of flight tests demonstrating the feasibility of a drone being integrated in a shared (manned/unmanned aircraft) airspace, i...


Airbus-supported SESAR demonstration activities are guiding the way towards improved air traffic management
2014/11/17 | AVIATION WORLD NEWS | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Ongoing demonstrations as part of the Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) Joint Undertaking – for which Airbus is playing a leading role – are providing tangible ...


Airbus Defence and Space primes ESA’s CHEOPS satellite to detect and characterise exoplanet
2014/11/07 | AVIATION WORLD NEWS | SPACE

Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second largest space company, has become the prime contractor for the CHEOPS (CHaracterising ExOPlanet Satellite) satellite, the ...