European Space Agency

Read the latest news and developments related to ESA, the European Space Agency. Established in 1975 and headquartered in Paris, ESA is an intergovernmental organization of 22 member states dedicated to the exploration of space. Its mission is to shape the development of Europe’s space capability and ensure that investment in space continues to deliver benefits to the citizens of Europe and the world.

Infographic: Anatomy of a Comet

Comets are cosmic snowballs, the frozen leftovers from the formation of the solar system composed of frozen gases, dust, and rock. They range in size…