mission design

ESA’s Ariel Mission is Approved to Begin Construction

We're about to learn a lot more about exoplanets. The ESA has just approved the construction of its Ariel mission,…

3 months ago

A Practical Use for Space Power: Beaming Energy to Probes on Venus

A few weeks ago, a team of scientists from Caltech announced that they had successfully transmitted energy from an orbiting…

8 months ago

ESA’s ARIEL Mission Will Study the Atmospheres of More Than 1,000 Exoplanets

We found our first exoplanets orbiting a pulsar in 1992. Since then, we've discovered many thousands more. Those were the…

2 years ago

Why Visit Just one Moon When you Could Explore Them all?

The Solar System's moons are intriguing objects for exploration. Especially moons like Europa and Enceladus. Their subsurface oceans make them…

2 years ago