Publications by the ASI for boys and girls

The three volumes of the series “Extraterrestrials. The Astronauts and the International Space Station (Extraterrestri. Gli Astronauti e la Stazione Spaziale Internazionale)”, “Earth! The world seen from Space (Terra! Il mondo visto dallo Spazio)” and “Astroparticles. A very dark matter (Astroparticelle. Una materia molto oscura)” have a light shape, but they are rigorous and rich in content. They were designed to capture the attention of young people through texts that are pleasant to read, they come with accurate information and are accompanied by drawings and caricatures of characters, events and real situations. Therefore, using and learning the theoretical concepts exposed in the book is simple for everyone. 

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FRIDAY 17 JUNE 2022

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 17/06/2022 – PRISMA for “rising up from drought together” ‣

The hyperspectral satellite PRISMA of the Italian Space Agency contributes to environmental monitoring by measuring in detail the properties of the Earth surface MORE...

THURSDAY 16 JUNE 2022

ARTEMIS MISSION: SIGNED AGREEMENT BETWEEN ASI AND NASA ‣

The Italian Space Agency (ASI) will cooperate with NASA to conduct a preliminary design study of the Lunar Surface multi-purpose Habitation Module(s) proposed by ASI for the Artemis program. The agreement has been signed by the President of the Italian Space Agency (ASI), Giorgio Saccoccia, and the Administrator of NASA, Bill Nelson MORE...

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...

SATURDAY 04 JUNE 2022

Material detection based on PRISMA data: photovoltaic panel detection ‣

The prototypal processor “Material detection” has been developed in the framework of the ASI project “Sviluppo di Prodotti Iperspettrali Prototipali Evoluti”, the main objective of which is the prototyping of a subset of L3/L4 value-added products to be retrieved by means of hyperspectral data processing MORE...

WEDNESDAY 01 JUNE 2022

LICIACube data archived and enhanced by ASI-SSDC ‣

The role of ASI also comprise data management and dissemination, by managing the Scientific Operations Center (SOC) made possible thanks to the Space Science Data Center MORE...