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HAPS4ESA workshop - Abstract Submission Extended

17 May 2017

This is a gentle reminder that the European Space Agency is organising a workshop on High Altitude Pseudo Satellites (HAPS) to identify needs, opportunities and criticalities for the preparation of a potential ESA programme for HAPS.

The workshop will take place from 09 to 10 October 2017 in ESA/ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

Note that the deadline for submission of presentation abstracts has been extended to 16 June 2017.

Details about the organisation and submission of presentation abstracts can be found on the workshop website.


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Sentinel-5P launch preparations in full swing

14 September 2017

With liftoff set for 13 October, engineers at Russia's Plesetsk launch site are steaming ahead with the task of getting Europe's next Copernicus satellite ready for its journey into orbit.
Sentinel-5P being lifted into position
The Sentinel-5P satellite has been at Plesetsk in northern Russia for almost two weeks. So far, it has been taken out of its transport container, positioned for testing and engineers have started ticking off the jobs on the long ‘to do' list.