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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SATURDAY 19 NOVEMBER 2022

Artemis 1: ArgoMoon captured photos of the Earth and Moon ‣

NASA's Artemis 1 mission, carrying ArgoMoon, the satellite of the Italian Space Agency, developed and operated by Argotec, took off from NASA's Kennedy Space Centre on 16 November 2022 MORE...

FRIDAY 23 SEPTEMBER 2022

LICIACube: here come the first images captured by an Italian satellite in the deep space ‣

The Italian Space Agency and the company Argotec have released the first pictures taken by LICIACube, the only satellite involved in the NASA’s planetary defense mission, DART MORE...

TUESDAY 30 AUGUST 2022

Release of the Executive Summary of the International Mars Ice Mapper Measurement Definition Team ‣

ASI, CSA, JAXA and NASA are very pleased to release the Executive Summary of the International Mars Ice Mapper (I-MIM) Measurement Definition Team
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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...