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N° 34–2018

Call for Media: End of mission and return of ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst

05 December 2018

ESA astronaut and current commander of the International Space Station (ISS), Alexander Gerst, is expected to return to Earth with a Soyuz capsule on Thursday, 20 December 2018, landing at 11:03 local time (06:03 CET). Along with Alexander will be NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor and Roscosmos cosmonaut Sergei Prokopyev.

N° 33–2018

Europe’s third polar-orbiting weather satellite lofted into orbit

07 November 2018

The third MetOp satellite, MetOp-C, has been launched on a Soyuz rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana to continue the provision of data for weather forecasting from polar orbit.

N° 32–2018

Call for media: The ESA Earth Observation Φ-week

06 November 2018

Media are invited to the Φ-week, a five-day international event organised by ESA on innovation and its applications to Earth observation and other space domains, to be hosted at its Earth observation centre in Frascati, Italy, from 12-16 November 2018.

N° 31–2018

Call for media: launch of MetOp-C – European meteorological satellite

30 October 2018

Media representatives are invited to Eumetsat in Germany on 6 November to follow the launch of Europe’s third polar-orbiting weather satellite, MetOp-C.