ESA’s flagship magazine informs the space-interested public of the Agency’s activities. In addition to a wide range of articles, every issue provides an overview of the status of ESA’s major space projects.
Two major ESA programmes are featured in this issue of the Bulletin: ‘GMES’ observation satellites and Jules Verne, the first of five Automated Transfer Vehicles.
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
GMES – The Second European Flagship in Space; Volker Liebig et al.
ATV Ahoy – Final Preparations for the First Flight of Europe’s Space Ferry; John Ellwood et al.
Astrolab and Celsius – Jobs Well Done; Dieter Isakeit
ESA and Television – Bringing Space to Europe’s Television Viewers; Claus Habfast
Reviewing the Future – The 2006 External Review of the Science Programme; Leo Hennessy
Simulating Meteoroid Impacts using High-Power Lasers – A New Method to Prepare Spacecraft for the Harsh Environment of Space; arkus Landgraf et al.
Happy Families – Cutting the Cost of ESA Mission Ground Software; Mario Merri et al.