In spite of the fact that astronomical observations and calculations have been carried out even before Christ and several centuries of astronomy and space research are way behind us, there are still many things we are not familiar with and space is therefore an important field within basic research Today, space research is carried […]
An Engine in Space Research – European Space Agency Fifty Years
Featured image: Space for Earth space pavilion at ILA. Credit: ESA. Related articles: Cosmic Vision 2015 – 2025. Establishing an intergovernmental space research organisation five decades ago was nearly a stroke of genius. Gathering the European countries in a common organisation ensured that Europe now is one of the main participants regarding space research, standing for […]
Dr. Einar-Arne Herland
Followed the Earth Observation Programs From the Beginning.
Looking to the USA
The USA still holds a leading position within space activities in spite of decreasing budgets in recent years. The level of activities is still very high and new space projects at different sizes are constantly being developed, built and launched. To follow the space activities in the USA is therefore an extensive activity and can only […]
The First Bit of the Copernicus Puzzle
Sentinel 1A Continues the Work ERS and Envisat Satellites Start
‘What is the probability of life existing elsewhere in the universe?
Looking for exo-planets is one of the hottest research fields for the scientists within the field of astronomy.
A Part of the Team Behind Swarm
– Eigil Friis-Christensen – “The Father of Swarm”
– The Mission Manager – Ensuring Data for the Scientific Community
SWARM – Danish From Early Beginning
“Swarm” is a highly international project, but in spite of that, Denmark is the main operator in proposals, developing, building instruments and processing data, and also heads the project team.
Clean Space – A European Top Priority Initiative
The European Space Agency, ESA, builds and launches environmental satellites supposed to monitor the environment on Earth. However, this activity, intended to promote what is best for Mother Earth, leaves behind new kinds of pollution in the form of emission from the launcher in the atmosphere, fragments from the upper stage of the launcher in […]
PoGOLite – Around Top of the World
Utilize Polar Wind Phenomena Investigating Gamma Rays in the Universe