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N° 21–2017

Air quality-monitoring satellite in orbit

13 October 2017

The first Copernicus mission dedicated to monitoring our atmosphere, Sentinel‑5P, has been launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia.

N° 20–2017

Call for Media: Launch of Sentinel-5P satellite for Copernicus

25 September 2017

The next satellite of Europe’s Copernicus programme is set for launch from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia on 13 October at 09:27 GMT
(11:27 CEST). Media representatives are invited to follow the launch at the main event at ESA’s Space Research and Technology Centre in Noordwijk, the Netherlands.

N° 19–2017

The ESA 500: fostering start-up companies to use space technology on Earth

18 September 2017

Thousands of new jobs and boosted local economies are the direct results from ESA’s investment in young companies through its business incubation centres, which have now hosted more than 500 start-ups.

N° 18–2017

ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli starts third mission on Space Station

27 July 2017

ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli, NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik and Roscosmos commander Sergei Ryazansky were launched into space yesterday from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 15:41 GMT (17:41 CEST). Their Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft circled Earth four times to catch up with the International Space Station six hours later and the crew are now settling into their new home and place of work for five months.