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ESA signed a contract that brings the ICEYE constellation of small satellites into the fleet of missions contributing to Europe's Copernicus environmental monitoring programme.

ESA's Φ-week is now in its fourth edition, and each year this forward-looking event is increasingly relevant to society, business and the economy.

Most Americans take access to reliable, fast wireless internet (Wi-Fi) for granted. Yet, in underserved communities, reliable internet access can be as elusive as it is on the Moon. NASA is working to solve both challenges.

NASA published a request for proposal (RFP) Sept. 29 for companies to compete for the agency's future purchase of spacesuits and support services for spacewalks on the International Space Station, during Artemis lunar surface missions, and as needed on Gateway in lunar orbit.

When the Landsat 9 satellite launched to space earlier this week on Sept. 27, it wasn't the only spacecraft on the flight.

The 2020 hurricane season was one of the most active on record, and 2021's is shaping up to be as well, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Many spacecraft near Earth rely on signals from navigation satellite constellations like GPS.

Life Support Cooked Up From Lunar Rocks

Engineers have successfully shown how water and oxygen can be extracted by cooking up lunar soil, in order to support future Moon bases.

Not everyone would celebrate the new year camping out in the Rocky Mountains during some of the longest, coldest nights of the winter.

ESA has confirmed a contract signature with Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) to be the main customer for their Lunar Pathfinder satellite launching in 2024 that will provide communications services around the Moon.