JOINT STATEMENT OF INTENT FOR COOPERATION IN THE ARTEMIS PROGRAM BY THE GOVERNMENT OF THE ITALIAN REPUBLIC AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ‣
Hon. Riccardo Fraccaro, Undersecretary of State at the Presidency of the Italian Council of Ministers and Nasa Administrator Jim Bridenstine signed a joint statement of intent for cooperation in the Artemis program
New success for the European Vega carrier ‣
Launched from the space centre in Kourou, French Guyana, it released into orbit 53 small satellites belonging to 21 different companies from 13 different countries.
The Prisma Mission opens to the community ‣
Now that the commissioning phase and the calibration/validation activities have been completed PRISMA is finally ready to open the mission exploitation by the user community.
The Earth’s tides move the continents ‣
Astronomical forces such as solid Earth’s tides play an active role on plate tectonics: this is the results of a research conducted by the Sapienza University of Rome, the Italian Space Agency (ASI) and the Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV).
Cheops is ready for hunting ‣
The scientific operations of the space mission Cheops officially started. The mission, with an important Italian participation, explores the Universe to give us an in-depth look at new worlds
Parmitano starts Nutriss ‣
Nutriss will be the first scientific activity of ASI in orbit for Luca Parmitano, astronaut of the European Space Agency on the International Space Station. Meanwhile, the third of six Italian experiments is ready to take off.