WEBMAIL    |    Intranet    |    Site Map




Mr. Dragos Bratasanu, researcher at the Romanian Space Agency, received from the company DigitalGlobe ( the High-Quality Paper prize in the 8-band Challenge research competition held at the end of last year.

Learn More

The signing ceremony of the Agreement between the Romanian Government and the European Space Agency on Romania's accession to the European Space Agency Convention took place on 20 January 2011 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The agreement was signed by Jean-Jacques Dordain, ESA Director and Marius-Ioan Piso, CEO of the Romanian Space Agency, in the presence of Teodor Baconschi, Foreign Minister of Romania, cosmonaut Dumitru-Dorin Prunariu, President of the Scientific Council of the Romanian Space Agency and several personalities. The European Space Agency (ESA) is an intergovernmental organization founded in 1975, with 18 Member States. ESA, which is considered the most important European intergovernmental organization of scientifical and technological nature, having a growing role in security.

Learn More

The International Academy of Astronautics hosted landmark Heads of Space Agencies Summit in Washington , D.C. on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.

IAA Academician Dr. Marius-Ioan PISO, President and CEO of the Romanian Space Agency, General Cosmonaut Dr. Dumitru Dorin Prunariu, President of COPUOS and  MP Mrs Liana Dumitrescu, acting chairman of EISC attended the landmark Heads of Space Agencies Summit hosted by  the International Academy of Astronautics on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.

Learn More

SpaceX - the first commercial company ever to launch and re-enter a spacecraft from low-Earth orbit. To date, only six nations or governmental agencies have performed such a feat: the United States, Russia, China, Japan, India and the European Space Agency.



WASHINGTON -- NASA-funded astrobiology research has changed the fundamental knowledge about what comprises all known life on Earth.

Researchers conducting tests in the harsh environment of Mono Lake in California have discovered the first known microorganism on Earth able to thrive and reproduce using the toxic chemical arsenic. The microorganism substitutes arsenic for phosphorus in its cell components.

For more information on this subject please visit the official NASA website.