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.