News & Events
— April 12, 2018

Europlanet presents its latest animation: “Space Detectives – The Case of the Rocks from Space” has had its official premiere at 15:00 CEST on 12th April at EGU 2018 in Vienna. Watch now:


— April 10, 2018

Europlanet presents: ‘Space Detectives – The case of the rocks from space’. Europlanet’s latest animated video, “Space Detectives – the case of the rocks from Space” will be premiered at the Europlanet stand on Thursday, 12th April at the European Geosciences Union (EGU) at 15:00 CEST. The video, designed in a film noir style by […]


— April 9, 2018

Europlanet at EGU From 9-13th April, Europlanet will be taking part in the European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2018 in Vienna, Austria. On Thursday 12th April 2018, from 08:30 – 10:00, Europlanet will hold a tutorial session on the Virtual European Solar and Planetary Access (VESPA) virtual observatory for planetary science in room 2.85 […]


— April 4, 2018

Europlanet is committed to building a diverse, inclusive planetary science community in Europe and to ensuring that individuals within that community experience equal opportunity, regardless of gender, disability, ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marital status, age, nationality or socioeconomic background. Europlanet Diversity Working Group Following a ‘Diversity Breakfast’ event at the 2017 European Planetary […]


— March 29, 2018

Are you an early career researcher or amateur astronomer that would like to develop your science communication skills, as well as learning more about making ground-based observations in support of space missions? Europlanet 2020 (RI) and the Molėtai Astronomical Observatory (ITPA VU) are holding an international research summer school, Space missions: ground-based observations and science communication, […]


— March 19, 2018

1st Europlanet Early Career (EPEC) Annual Week – Registration deadline update. Europlanet is pleased to announce the first fully sponsored training school for its new network of early career scientists who work in the field of Planetary/Space Science. Details Dates: 11-15 June 2018 Venue: International Space University, Strasbourg, France Deadline for registration: 20th March (**the […]


— March 16, 2018

Europlanet Planetary Science Resource of the Week Each week from February 2018, the Europlanet Facebook page will feature a planetary science resource for educators, teachers and students. These resources will be high quality educational activities to be used in and out of the classroom. The resources will feature  activities from the peer-reviewed Europlanet Collections published on IAU astroEDU, […]


— March 7, 2018

“PhysisArt – Photography of Danakil Exhibition” travels to  Chieti The Danakil Depression – an extreme landscape between volcanoes and salty deserts – is the subject of a photographic exhibition with images and works by the artist, Samantha Tistoni, who accompanied Europlanet researchers for a field trip to Danakil in January 2017. Dr. Barbara Cavalazzi, a […]


— February 28, 2018

Spotlight on Outreach – World Space Week and 60 Years of Space Exploration The Astrophysics, Astronomy and Mechanics Department of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens organised two large-scale events for young and old to celebrate some space milestones. World Space Week 2017 On Sunday 8th October, 2017, more than 200 people attended an event […]


— February 23, 2018

Europlanet webinar: “Back to the Moon”, with James Carpenter, European Space Agency (ESA) 5 March 2018, 14:00 GMT / 15:00 CET Webinar link: https://zoom.us/j/657889524 Register and submit questions: https://goo.gl/forms/zcE7muAVoxEHk4Vo1 As Apollo and Luna programmes in the USA and the Soviet Union drew to a close, an era in Solar System exploration came to an end. […]