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  • Satellite experiment proves case for space-based ADS-B


    ​An experimental European satellite has demonstrated the feasibility of tracking aircraft from orbit.


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  • ESA opens 2015 book with triumphant re-entry vehicle test


    ​A European Space Agency plan to master hypersonic re-entry got a boost on 11 February with the successful suborbital...


  • Europe spells out bold vision for Ariane 6, ISS


    Europe has spelled out a clear vision of its place in space, giving a further green light to the Ariane 6 launcher and...


  • ESA keeps eye on Ukraine crisis as Vega launch nears


    As the European Space Agency makes final preparations for the third flight of its new Vega light launcher, unrest in...


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  • Satellite experiment proves case for space-based ADS-B

    News | 13 May 2015 16:34 | Dan Thisdell

    ​An experimental European satellite has demonstrated the feasibility of tracking aircraft from orbit.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Satellite-experiment-proves-case-for-space-based-ADS-B-412278/
  • ESA opens 2015 book with triumphant re-entry vehicle test

    News | 11 Feb 2015 16:57 | Dan Thisdell

    ​A European Space Agency plan to master hypersonic re-entry got a boost on 11 February with the successful suborbital flight of a wingless testbed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ESA-opens-2015-book-with-triumphant-re-entry-vehicle-test-408949/
  • Europe spells out bold vision for Ariane 6, ISS

    News | 04 Dec 2014 17:05 | Dan Thisdell

    Europe has spelled out a clear vision of its place in space, giving a further green light to the Ariane 6 launcher and confirming its intention of joining the USA in keeping the International Space Station flying through 2024.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Europe-spells-out-bold-vision-for-Ariane-6-ISS-406760/
  • Sierra Nevada bids to keep Dream Chaser alive despite NASA non-selection

    News | 02 Oct 2014 11:32 | Dan Thisdell

    Sierra Nevada Corporation last week launched two bids to keep alive its Dream Chaser lifting-body spaceplane project, which suffered a blow in September when NASA cut it from its Commercial Crew programme in favour of seven-person capsules being developed by Boeing and SpaceX.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Sierra-Nevada-bids-to-keep-Dream-Chaser-alive-despite-NASA-non-selection-404379/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Comet's tail is big story of ESA's year

    News | 07 Jul 2014 10:01 | Dan Thisdell

    Comets probably aren’t the bad luck omens or even harbingers of doom that many early civilisations assumed – but, just to be sure, a very close eye is being kept on the snappily-named 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as it hurtles towards the Sun.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Comets-tail-is-big-story-of-ESAs-year-400684/
  • ILA: Ariane 6 can hit cost target, Dordain says

    News | 22 May 2014 07:37 | Dan Thisdell

    European Space Agency director general Jean-Jacques Dordain has underscored the agency’s confidence that it can meet the ambitious cost and performance targets set for its all-new Ariane 6 heavy launcher.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ILA-Ariane-6-can-hit-cost-target-Dordain-says-399579/