News Archive
  • In-flight call between Minister Giannini and Cristoforetti
    The Italian Minister of Education, University and Research calls the ISS from ASI haedquarter in Rome, together with around 300 students from Italian schools
  • ASI-CERN framework agreement
    Signed in Geneva on 16 April during "AMS Days", the agreement will see the two organisations collaborate over a wide range of areas of common interest from theoretical and basic research
  • DREAMS begins voyage to Mars
    The Italian instrument at the "heart" of the ExoMars 2016 lander has been transferred from Padua to the Thales facility in Cannes. Official handover scheduled for 4 May
  • Galileo 7-8 launched perfectly into orbit
    At 10.46 pm Italian time on 27 March, the Soyuz rocket left the ESA base in Kourou as planned, releasing the fourth pair of satellites into orbit less than 4 hours later. Two more launches are expected by the end of the year.
  • DAWN arrives at Ceres
    After being launched in 2007 and leaving Vesta in 2012, Dawn is the first probe in history to orbit around two different bodies in the solar system; ASI’s VIR-MS instrument is on board
  • COSMO-SkyMed for Science and SMEs
    ASI is offering satellite constellation data free of charge to the international scientific community and SMEs in two separate Open Calls, for developing civilian applications.