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  • UK could use plutonium in space nuclear power demonstration


    The European Space Agency Harwell site will research nuclear power for spacecraft, but who provides the plutonium?


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  • IN FOCUS: Europe forges ahead in space


    Solar studies are part of a panoply of projects in train at the European Space Agency, whose plans span launcher...


  • Israel, ESA seal cooperation pact


    Israel and the European Space Agency set the scene for more-intensive joint efforts in space science and exploration...


  • UK could use plutonium in space nuclear power demonstration


    The European Space Agency Harwell site will research nuclear power for spacecraft, but who provides the plutonium?


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  • IN FOCUS: Europe forges ahead in space

    News | 03 Jul 2012 09:00 | Dan Thisdell

    Solar studies are part of a panoply of projects in train at the European Space Agency, whose plans span launcher missions and deep space explorationhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IN-FOCUS-Europe-forges-ahead-in-space-373311/
  • Israel, ESA seal cooperation pact

    News | 02 Feb 2011 08:00 | Dan Thisdell

    Israel and the European Space Agency set the scene for more-intensive joint efforts in space science and exploration with the signing on 31 January of a cooperation agreement. Talks on a framework agreement go back to 2007.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Israel-ESA-seal-cooperation-pact-352626/
  • UK could use plutonium in space nuclear power demonstration

    News | 15 Feb 2010 15:00 | Rob Coppinger

    The European Space Agency Harwell site will research nuclear power for spacecraft, but who provides the plutonium?http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-could-use-plutonium-in-space-nuclear-power-demonstration-338369/
  • Budget delay hits European space

    News | 24 Jan 2006 00:00

    <P><BR>The joint European Union/European Space Agency space programme will not be agreed until 2007 – more than a year later than planned.</P> <P>The joint programme was supposed to have been agreed at the third of three EU/ESA space councils held in late 2005. However, the third council in November agreed only an endorsement of the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) programme. GMES is to be a network of existing Earth observation satellites and ground stations linked more effectively to governmental organisations. </P> <P>“As long as the EU does not have a budget, I’m not in a hurry to draw up a plan. We have to see the consequences of the EU budget for space activities,” said ESA director general Jean-Jacques Dordain at ESA’s Paris headquarters on 16 January. </P> <P>The EU’s European Council agreed its budget for 2007-13
six months late on 15-16 December 2005. However, that budget still has to be approved by the European Parliament. </P> <P>The original EU whihttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Budget-delay-hits-European-space-204281/
  • Not quite in orbit

    News | 27 Jun 2005 23:00

    <P><STRONG><SPAN class=spelle>Uncertainy</SPAN> is the key word for space agencies on both sides of the Atlantic<?xml:namespace prefix = u1 /><u1:p></u1:p></STRONG></P> <P>Space exploration is exciting because it is uncertain, and because of the promise of discovery on alien worlds, but that uncertainty is now creating problems for the space agencies that undertake those interplanetary journeys. At the <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:City><st1:place><st1:City><st1:place><st1:City><st1:place><st1:City><st1:place>Paris</st1:place></st1:City></st1:place></st1:City></st1:place></st1:City></st1:place></st1:City> air show the upheaval in the <st1:country-region><st1:place><st1:country-region><st1:place><st1:country-region><st1:place><st1:country-region><st1:place>US</st1:place></st1:country-region></st1:place></st1:country-region></st1:place></st1:country-region></st1:place></st1:country-region> space programme, the prospect of a Europeahttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Not-quite-in-orbit-199982/
  • Galileo displays versatile Falco UAV

    News | 13 Jun 2005 23:00

    <P>Galileo Avionica (Hall2, D19) is exhibiting its Falco MAE/UAV, a tactical unmanned air vehicle for airborne surveillance, identification, maritime and border patrol, in the display area. Falco can also be used for target identification and classification.<BR><BR>The UAV can operate for up to 14h and carry a 70kg (150 lb) payload, including EOST 45, the integrated multi-sensor FLIR, colour TV, or a laser range finder.<BR><BR>The company is also exhibiting its complete range of airborne equipment on the Finmeccanica stand (Hall 2A, D19). <BR><BR>This includes the ATOS (airborne tactical observation and surveillance), a maritime patrol mission system for fixed wing aircraft and helicopters, based on a modular lightweight design <BR><BR><STRONG>Demonstrating</STRONG><BR><BR>It is also demonstrating its PAR (precision approach radar), which is currently in use in eight countries, with orders placed by a further 50. Available with different antennas for fixed and mobile applications, PARhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Galileo-displays-versatile-Falco-UAV-199399/