News & Events
— February 6, 2016

Olivier Grasset, the Chair of the Local Organising Committee for the European Planetary Science Congress (EPSC) 2015, has been awarded the “Coup de Coeur” Prize at the 4th Annual Ceremony of Ambassadors of Nantes, Congress Destination on 27th January 2016. The prize honoured the organisation of EPSC 2015, which was attended by over 700 planetary […]


— January 26, 2016

100 Astronauts and Cosmonauts will visit Vienna to participate in the XXIX Space Explorers´ Congress from 3-7 October 2016. The week-long conference will include a press briefing on 3 October and a nationwide community day on 5 October, when the astronauts and cosmonauts will despatch in small groups of 3-4 to visit public events, schools, universities and scientific facilities all […]


— January 20, 2016

The European Astronomical Society (EAS) announced that the EWASS 2016 conference will be held in Athens from 4 to 8 July 2016. This year, the Scientific Organizing Committee has selected a wide range of Symposia and Special Sessions that cover nearly all fields of Astronomy, including Solar Physics and Space Weather, Stellar and Galactic Structure […]


— November 6, 2015

The Europlanet outreach team met up at University College London on 11-12 November to kick off outreach activities for the project. What’s in store… We have a huge range of outreach activities, projects and resources planned over the next four years. Here are a few Space Climate Detectives: build your own weather monitor to collect […]


— September 30, 2015

An ambitious joint US-European mission, called AIDA, is being planned to divert the orbit of a binary asteroid’s small moon, as well as to give us new insights into the structure of asteroids. A pair of spacecraft, the ESA-led Asteroid Impact Mission (AIM) and NASA-led Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), will rendezvous with the Didymos […]