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Sentinel-2 delivers first images

Just four days after being lofted into orbit, Europe’s Sentinel-2A satellite delivered its first images of Earth, offering a glimpse of the ‘colour vision’ that it will provide for the Copernicus environmental monitoring programme. This story has been adapted from a news release issued by: the European Space Agency

First Instrument Delivered for NASA’s Upcoming Asteroid Sample Return Mission

The first of five instruments for a spacecraft that will collect a sample from an asteroid and bring it back to Earth has arrived at Lockheed Martin for installation onto NASA’s Origins Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx). This story has been adapted from a news release issued by: … Continue reading

The info on iriss

Read about the next ESA astronaut to head to the International Space Station: Andreas Mogensen’s iriss mission starts September This story has been adapted from a news release issued by: the European Space Agency