European Space Agency's imaging device is embarking on an ambitious mission to chart the largest and most precise 3D map of the Milky Way.
The European Space Agency has just flopped out a 1 billion pixel (that's, one thousand megapixels) imaging device known as GAIA, which will map our galaxy in 3D.
An ESA spacecraft nears its target, a comet the Philae lander will saddle up to for a ride around our nearest star.
Traveling in orbit at over 17,000 miles per hour, an ESA astronaut maneuvers a remote-controlled vehicle in the Netherlands to demonstrate "space Internet."
The video game industry's lobbying organization "announces" the new format for the show after published reports include all the details.
Call it min-E3: ESA downsizing E3 for 2007
Road Trip 2011: An hour south of Amsterdam, the European Space Agency maintains ESTEC, its primary environmental testing and research hub. This is where ESA readies satellites for space and much more.
The craft, launched back in 2004, rendezvoused with comet 67P/GC, ahead of a planned landing in November.