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.

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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

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THURSDAY 15 OCTOBER 2020

ASI and JAXA sign the Memorandum of Cooperation ‣

The Space Agencies to cooperate in space activities for peaceful purposes MORE...

TUESDAY 13 OCTOBER 2020

International Partners Advance Cooperation with First Signings of the Artemis Accords   ‣

 International cooperation on and around the Moon as part of the Artemis program is taking a step forward today with the signing of the Artemis Accords between NASA and several partner countries MORE...

WEDNESDAY 07 OCTOBER 2020

1st Space Economy Leaders Meeting – Space20 ‣

Italian Space Agency (ASI) to host the 2nd Space Economy Leaders Meeting in 2021

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MONDAY 28 SEPTEMBER 2020

MARSIS, SALTY WATER BENEATH MARS’ SOUTH POLE CONFIRMED ‣

Marsis: New discovery of a complex system of hypersaline water ponds under the Martian South polar cap MORE...

FRIDAY 25 SEPTEMBER 2020

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

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