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

WEDNESDAY 31 MARCH 2021

THE UNDERSECRETARY TO THE PRESIDENCY OF THE COUNCIL, BRUNO TABACCI, VISITS THE ASI ‣

After receiving the mandate for space activities by the Prime Minister, Mario Draghi, on March 19th, 2021, the honorable Bruno Tabacci visited the Italian Space Agency premises MORE...

WEDNESDAY 31 MARCH 2021

THE LAUNCH OF MORE-ASI, A NEW INITIATIVE FOR THE SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITY ‣

A cycle of monthly virtual meetings on space sciences MORE...

WEDNESDAY 10 FEBRUARY 2021

COSMO-SkyMed data capture the reawakening of Hawaiʻi’s Kīlauea Volcano ‣

Results from Hawaii Supersite, a CEOS WG Disasters supported initiative MORE...

THURSDAY 17 DECEMBER 2020

Josef Aschbacher is the new ESA Director General ‣

The ESA Council appointed Dr Josef Aschbacher as the next Director General of ESA MORE...

THURSDAY 15 OCTOBER 2020

ASI and JAXA sign the Memorandum of Cooperation ‣

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