Working life extensions for ESA’s science missions 20 November 2014 Continuing operations of ten space science missions have been extended by ESA’s Science Programme Committee (SPC). Read more
ESA's INTErnational Gamma-Ray Astrophysics Laboratory is detecting some of the most energetic radiation that comes from space. It is the most sensitive gamma-ray observatory ever launched. INTEGRAL is an ESA mission in cooperation with Russia and the United States.
INTEGRAL catches dead star exploding in a blaze of glory 27 August 2014 Astronomers using ESA's INTEGRAL gamma-ray observatory have demonstrated beyond doubt that dead stars known as white dwarfs can reignite and explode as supernovae. Read more
Debris from stellar explosions in the Galaxy's fast lane 19 November 2013 Astronomers looking at the radioactive afterglow of supernovae with ESA's INTEGRAL mission have revealed that the remains of stellar explosions power their way through the Milky Way much faster than stars and most of the Galaxy's gas. Read more
Volatile pulsar reveals millisecond missing link 25 September 2013 For the first time, astronomers have caught a pulsar in a crucial transitional phase that explains the origin of the mysterious millisecond pulsars. The discovery was made possible by the coordinated efforts of ESA's two missions that scan the high-energy sky: INTEGRAL and XMM-Newton. Read more
ESA science missions continue in overtime 20 June 2013 ESA has extended the productive lives of 10 of its operating space science missions. This decision secures funding for ESA's world-class science missions until at least the end of 2014, and provides a framework for planning until end of 2016. Read more
INTEGRAL Announcement of Opportunity (AO-12) 24 February 2014 Proposals are solicited for observations with INTEGRAL in response to the Twelfth Announcement of Opportunity, AO-12, issued 24 February 2014. This AO covers the period January 2015 to December 2015 and is open to all proposers. Read more