April 15 date of birth of Leonardo da Vinci is the Day of Italian Research in the World

15 April 2022

The Italian Space Agency promotes and enhances research - as an engine for the development of new scientific and technological skills. The ASI has always distinguished itself in the field of bilateral and multilateral cooperation and, ever since its foundation, has participated in several important international projects, to the benefit of the entire national space industry. 

The technological innovations in the space industry have allowed to develop of satellites, capable of exploring the solar system and discovering the most fascinating phenomena in the universe. Today Italy, through the ASI, is at the forefront of several of the most exciting space enterprises. The scientific instruments developed and manufactured in our country can be found on American and European probes and have come up with important discoveries.

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THURSDAY 28 JULY 2022

Send in your Hypergravity Experiment Ideas & Discuss it with ESA/OOSA ‣

Conduct your experiment at the Large Diameter Centrifuge Facility at ESTEC through the Access to Space for All-HyperGES  MORE...

FRIDAY 15 JULY 2022

IAC 2024: THE SIGNING IN MILAN KICK-STARTS THE ORGANIZATION OF THE EVENT ‣

Italy at the centre of the international debate on the use of Space to support sustainability: the agreement and contract to host the 75th edition of the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in 2024 in the Lombard capital

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WEDNESDAY 15 JUNE 2022

NASA, Partner Agency Leaders to Talk to Space Station Astronauts ‣

On June 17 at  1:40 p.m NASA Administrator Bill Nelson, Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy, Italian Space Agency (ASI) President Giorgio Saccoccia, and U.S. embassy leadership will speak with astronauts aboard the ISS MORE...

THURSDAY 28 APRIL 2022

Samantha Cristoforetti has arrived on the Space Station ‣

The hatch is opened: the Minerva mission kicks off. During her mission, the ESA astronaut will conduct several scientific experiments for the ASI

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