In November 2014, the whole world was watching the historic attempt by Europe to land on the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
OPS-SAT – Europe’s tiny, flying lab – is only 30 cm high but will carry a cutting-edge computer packing ten times more punch than any current ESA spacecraft.
Space tourism is a new, exciting, and rapidly expanding development in manned space flight.
On Christmas Day 2003, Europe waited for news of their first landing on Mars.
It’s that time of year when many of us are thinking about packing some sunblock, maybe a parasol, and catching a few rays on our summer holiday.
SpaceX’s aggressive pricing policies and further grand ambitions have left other players in the commercial launch market with much to ponder.
Interstellar travel – although such daring exploration may be far-off – is already foreseeable.
Traditionally space science has been funded by tax payers through their governments but the tax payers themselves have not been able to say where the money is to be spent.
Geostationary orbit is traditionally the ‘playground’ of the rich. Only large countries with deep pockets have been able to contemplate putting communications satellites into this high-altitude orbit...
Space activity began in the late 1950s as a means of promoting the ideologies of two superpowers: America and the Soviet Union.