Space

An astronaut? Me?

An astronaut? Me?

On February 16, I was bombarded by messages: the news was announcing that the European Space Agency (ESA) was going to open vacancies in the astronaut corps. Many of my acquaintances had seen the news and had written to me,…

GNC SYSTEMS AND ASTEROIDS

GNC SYSTEMS AND ASTEROIDS

When thinking about asteroids today, it is unavoidable to mention Planetary Defense. Earlier posts on the blog discussed the need for Planetary Defense and how the HERA Mission will be a part of this effort.   EUROPE’S FIRST MISSION TO…