Europe's new space budget to enable CO2 mapping

A multi-billion-euro funding package for the European Space Agency is agreed by its member states.

By Jonathan Amos | Nov. 28, 2019 | bbcnews
~7 mins   

Tags: mars earth-science carbon-dioxide space-exploration nasa european-space-agency

Stars align for epic space missions

Athena and Lisa, two major astronomy projects of the 2030s, should launch within a year of each other.

By Jonathan Amos | Nov. 28, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: space-exploration earth-observation european-space-agency spain

UK set for 'active' role at European space meeting

After some doubts, it seems Britain will now play its part in the big European Space Agency council.

By Jonathan Amos | Nov. 27, 2019 | bbcnews
~7 mins   

Tags: space-exploration european-space-agency

Europe keen to demonstrate Moon ambitions

Research ministers meet in Seville next week to approve European Space Agency projects and funding.

By Jonathan Amos | Nov. 22, 2019 | bbcnews
~7 mins   

Tags: mars international-space-station space-exploration the-moon nasa european-space-agency

European SolO probe ready to take on audacious mission

A UK-assembled European spacecraft aims to take the closest ever pictures and movies of the Sun.

By Jonathan Amos | Oct. 18, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: solar-orbiter airbus-group space-exploration nasa european-space-agency

Europe eyes improved 'space weather' resilience

The Sun's outbursts can disrupt technology on Earth, and Europe needs better protection.

By Jonathan Amos | Oct. 10, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: airbus-group space-exploration european-space-agency

Euclid space telescope to study 'dark Universe' makes progress

Europe's space mission to uncover the secrets of dark matter and dark energy reaches a key milestone.

By Jonathan Amos | Sept. 20, 2019 | bbcnews
~6 mins   

Tags: astronomy space-exploration european-space-agency

James Webb Space Telescope comes together

The successor to the famous Hubble Space Telescope reaches a key milestone in its construction.

By Jonathan Amos | Aug. 28, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: astronomy space-exploration nasa european-space-agency

Antarctic glaciers to honour 'satellite heroes'

Antarctic glaciers are named after the spacecraft that revolutionised our understanding of the continent.

By Jonathan Amos | June 7, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: earth-science space-exploration european-space-agency antarctic

Antarctic instability 'is spreading'

Almost a quarter of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet is now unstable, according to a new study.

By Jonathan Amos | May 16, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: earth-science oceans earth-observation european-space-agency antarctic climate-change

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