December 18, 2014
Today, the Council of the European Space Agency, where Romania is represented by the Romanian Space Agency through President Marius-Ioan Piso, announced the appointment of Johann-Dietrich Woerner as the next Director General of ESA, for a period of four years starting on 1 July 2015.
He will succeed Jean-Jacques Dordain, whose term of office ends on 30 June 2015.
December 16, 2014
The European Space Agency (ESA) has published an image which highlights millimetre movements in the structures and roads around the Palace of Parliament.
Radar data collected by satellites located at hundreds of kilometers altitude were processed by the Romanian company ASRC — Advanced Studies and Research Centre.
December 12, 2014
The partner agencies supporting the International Space Station will hold together with UNESCO a press conference on 18 December to preview the upcoming year-long expedition and to discuss the future of the ISS. The briefing will take place at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, starting 17:00, Romania time.
December 05, 2014
NASA has successfully launched Orion, the first mission since Apollo to carry a spacecraft built for humans to deep space. The spacecraft took off today, 5 December 2014, aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
The cone-shaped spacecraft did not carry anyone inside its cabin but it is designed to take astronauts farther into space than ever before.