aeolus satellite ESA

Satellite AEOLUS

The ESA (European Space Agency) named this satellite as Aeolus, coming from Greek mythology, Eolo (in Greek), is known as the father of the race eolia, the lord and god of the winds. What is intended with this satellite is to gather accurate information about the winds, not...

rosetta philae ESA


The space probe Rosetta was built by the ESA (European Space Agency) with the objective of reach and study Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Was launched on March 2004 from Kourou. To place it on the required orbit to rendezvous with Comet 67P/ Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Alter...

ESA LISA Pathfinder

1st scientific results Lisa Pathfinder

Tomorrow 7 June 2016, Following the news conference on 7 June The European Space Agency ESA (which will be livestreamed from ESA ESAC in Madrid, Spain) we will conduct an AmA (Ask me Anything) session on reddit: The AMA will take place at 14:00 CEST/12:00 GMT/08:00 EDT on reddit...

Lisa Pathfinder ESA

Lisa Pathfinder

LISA Pathfinder is paving the way for future missions by testing in flight the very concept of gravitational wave detection: it will put two test masses in a near-perfect gravitational free-fall and control and measure their motion with unprecedented accuracy. LISA Pathfinder is...

euclid ESA


Dark matter and dark energy are two of the greatest mysteries of the universe, perplexing scientists worldwide. Solving these scientific riddles may require a comprehensive approach in which theories, computations and ground-based observations are complemented by a fleet of...

sentinel 3 A


Sentinel-3 carries a series of cutting-edge instruments for systematic measurements of Earth’s oceans, land, ice and atmosphere. Over oceans, Sentinel-3 measures the temperature, colour and height of the sea surface as well as the thickness of sea ice. These measurements will be...



The science goals of this mission include studying the dynamics of hot gas in galaxy clusters, the accretion of matter onto supermassive black holes at the cores of distant galaxies, and the acceleration of cosmic-ray particles up to very high energies.