• Sentinel-2A placed in orbit
    Vega's fifth "mission", placing the second satellite in the Copernicus European Earth observation program into orbit at 3.52 am on June 23, was a success. Video: lift-off replay
  • SST Consortium agreement signed
    Signature of the EU initiative to guarantee the long-term availability of space structures for the security of EU citizens, along with a national ASI-INAF-Defence agreement
  • 51st Paris Air Show closes
    One of the most important events of the year in the aerospace industry has just closed at Le Bourget. ASI had their own stand at the event, and signed some important international agreements
  • Welcome home, Sam!
    The longest journey ever taken in Space by a woman has just ended. The Soyuz rocket with Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti and another two crew members on board landed at 3.44 pm Italian time. Video