European Space Agency News

UK Space Industry Aims to Remove Dangerous Space Junk from Orbit

A defunct satellite spent early April hurtling through space toward the body of an old rocket, threatening a collision that the European Union’s Space Surveillance and Tracking Consortium estimated could generate more than 4 million pieces of debris. In the …

Here’s How European Satellites Can Help Predict the Next Weather Disaster

Spain began the new year battling Storm Filomena, a once-in-a-generation weather event that blanketed Madrid in snow and paralyzed the economy. Health workers were stranded, supermarkets shut, and the army was called in. At least four people died. “Now, consider …

Aon Partners with Insurtech Skytek to Track Marine Risk Accumulations

Aon plc has partnered with software company Skytek to provide real-time monitoring of insurers’ marine risks, identifying accumulations for enhanced underwriting and reinsurance programs. In an era of mega-ports and ultra-large container ships, re/insurers are highly exposed to risk accumulation …

Aon Partners with Insurtech Firm Skytek to Track Marine Risk Accumulations

Aon plc is partnering with software company Skytek to provide real-time monitoring of insurers’ marine risks, identifying accumulations for enhanced underwriting and reinsurance programs. In an era of mega-ports and ultra-large container ships, re/insurers are highly exposed to risk accumulation …

Hackers Find New Battleground in Space, Targeting Satellites in ‘Trophy Attacks’

Space, the ‘final frontier’, is rapidly becoming an extra-terrestrial battleground for corporate espionage and other types of cyber attack as hackers seek to gain commercial advantage from rival networks operating in the $330-billion space economy. At the same time, a …