An adventure started over 500 years ago, in which Italy played and still plays a leading role 

From Galileo’s telescope to the conquer of space with the launch, in 1957, of the Sputnik, the first man-made object to reach Earth orbit. In the following decades, the launch into space of probes and satellites allowed to explore our planetary system up to its extreme borders and to study deep space as telescopes from Earth would have never been able to do.

‣ AREAS

From Mercury, Mars and Jupiter to asteroids and exoplanets

The study of the most powerful phenomena in the Universe

The study of the primordial Universe and gravitation laws

‣ News

MONDAY 13 SEPTEMBER 2021

ITALIAN SPACE AGENCY AND QASCOM TO BRING ITALY AND GALILEO TO THE MOON ‣

An innovative GPS and Galileo receiver will provide positioning services towards the Moon and on its surface MORE...

FRIDAY 10 SEPTEMBER 2021

Po River Delta as analized by PRISMA ‣

This image of the Po River Delta was acquired on the 24 November 2020  MORE...

TUESDAY 07 SEPTEMBER 2021

G20 SPACE ECONOMY LEADERS MEETING 2021 SPACE FOR PEOPLE, PLANET AND PROSPERITY ‣

A meeting between G20 space agencies, international space organizations and industries to raise awareness among the community of the twenty leaders on the importance of the contribution of the Space Economy to the global economy MORE...

MONDAY 09 AUGUST 2021

PRISMA in support of water quality ‣

The lake Trasimeno and its features seen by the Italian satellite MORE...

THURSDAY 22 JULY 2021

PRISMA monitors OREGON Log fire ‣

The Log fire is a mega-fire that started on 12 July 2021 in Oregon, US at 14:19 GMT +1 (source FIRMS US/Canada) MORE...