Posts Tagged "ESA"

Europe prepares a mission to the moon by 2017-2018

ESA, the European Space Agency is preparing a mission to the moon to be completed by 2017/2018. This was announced on the sidelines of a press conference held in Cape Canaveral, Simona Di Pippo, director of human spaceflight European Space Agency. The mission is being prepared would provide the launch, aboard a Soyuz rocket from the base [...]

Solar and Heliospheric Observatory

The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) is a telescope, launched in late 1995, the spatial result of a joint project of NASA and ESA, the European Space Agency, used to study the sun. SOHO has several tools, including These Extreme UV Imaging Telescope (EIT), the Michelson Doppler Imager (MDI), the Large Angle Spectrometer Coronagraph (LASCO). [...]

First images from the Herschel space telescope

They were made public the first images captured by the space telescope Herschel. The space telescope Herschel ESA (European Space Agency) was launched on May 14 aboard an Ariane 5 rocket from the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guyana, and should end its mission in 2011 or 2012. The [...]