News & Events
— October 20, 2021

Astronet – Science Vision and Infrastructure Roadmap for Europe Over the last year, a number of expert panels have been working on draft sections of a new Science Vision and […]


— October 15, 2021

EPEC Profiles – Dimitrios Athanasopoulos In this series from the EPEC Communication Working Group, we meet members of the Europlanet Early Career (EPEC) community and find out more about their experiences […]


— October 7, 2021

EANA Lecture: Prospection for Fossil Life on Mars Nora Noffke, Old Dominion University, Virginia, USA December 01, 2021 – 4 pm (CET) For registration, please follow this link: https://forms.gle/qo8aWSjPo859zAoK7 Abstract: […]


— October 1, 2021

Fast Track Call for Transnational Access Applications Launched The first “Fast Track” call for applications for the Europlanet 2024 Research Infrastructure (RI) Transnational Access (TA) programme opens on 1 October 2021. […]


— September 30, 2021

EPEC Profiles – Carina Heinreichsberger In this series from the EPEC Communication Working Group, we meet members of the Europlanet Early Career (EPEC) community and find out more about their experiences […]


— September 24, 2021

EPSC2021: Scientists use seasons to find water for future Mars astronauts An international team of researchers has used seasonal variations to identify likely sub-surface deposits of water ice in the […]


— September 24, 2021

Exotic Mix in China’s Delivery of Moon Rocks  On 16 December 2020 the Chang’e-5 mission, China’s first sample return mission to the Moon, successfully delivered to Earth nearly two kilograms […]


— September 24, 2021

Europlanet Prize for Public Engagement 2021 awarded to Dr James O’Donoghue The 2021 Europlanet Prize for Public Engagement has been awarded to Dr James O’Donoghue for his work in creating […]


— September 23, 2021

Cloud-spotting on a distant exoplanet An international team of astronomers has not only detected clouds on the distant exoplanet WASP-127b, but also measured their altitude with unprecedented precision. A presentation […]


— September 23, 2021

EPSC2021: Life support cooked up from lunar rocks Engineers have successfully shown how water and oxygen can be extracted by cooking up lunar soil, in order to support future Moon […]


— September 22, 2021

Exploring Mars from Etna There are many different ways of studying the Solar System and the other planets. Some of them do not require to go to space or to […]


— September 21, 2021

Dashcam Detective Work Leads to Recovery of Space Rocks from Fireball over Slovenia On 28 February 2020, at 10:30 CET, hundreds of people across Slovenia, Croatia, Italy, Austria and Hungary […]


— September 20, 2021

2021 Farinella Prize Awarded to Diana Valencia and Lena Noack Prof Diana Valencia, a physicist working at the Department of Physical Sciences and of the University of Toronto, and Prof […]


— September 17, 2021

EPSC2021: From walls and railings of our cities to…space: the story of Xanthoria parietina One of the main topics in astrobiology is the study of life limits in stressful environments […]


— September 16, 2021

Mushballs stash away missing ammonia at Uranus and Neptune Mushballs – giant, slushy hailstones made from a mixture of ammonia and water – may be responsible for an atmospheric anomaly […]


— September 16, 2021

Announcing the Contenders for the #PlanetaryScience4All Video Contest 2021 Earlier this year, the Europlanet Early Career (EPEC) Communication working group invited all early career researchers, including Ph.D., Master’s, and Bachelor’s […]


— September 16, 2021

EPSC2021: European facility prepares for haul of samples returning from planetary bodies The Institute of Planetary Research at DLR (German Aerospace Center) is starting construction of a new Sample Analysis […]


— September 15, 2021

Winners announced for the machine vs stellar and instrument noise data challenge Artificial intelligence (AI) experts from around the world have been competing for the opportunity to help astronomers to […]


— September 15, 2021

Workshop Registration Now Open: Satellite for Space Science and Technology in Africa Registration Deadline: 12 November 2021 Travel grant application deadline: 17 October 2021 Registration is now open for the […]


— August 11, 2021

2020-21 VESPA Open Call Announcement The VESPA activity in the Europlanet 2024 RI programme aims to make Planetary Science and Solar System data accessible and searchable through an interoperable system […]


— October 24, 2021

7. Le pH de Mars Dans cette leçon, nous étudierons le pH de certains environnements de Mars et la manière dont il peut affecter son habitabilité potentielle.  Overview Activity Outline: […]


— October 24, 2021

6. Evaporation et états de la matière Dans cette leçon, nous examinerons le développement des lits de sel et leur potentiel d’habitabilité. Introduction Plan de l’activité : Comprendre la formation […]


— October 24, 2021

Les saumures sur Mars Dans cette leçon, nous allons étudier comment les solutions de saumure saturées affectent l’habitabilité de Mars Introduction Plan de l’activité : Comprendre les solutions salines sursaturées et […]


— October 24, 2021

4. La chimie martienne Dans cette leçon, nous allons étudier la chimie de Mars et la manière dont elle peut affecter son habitabilité potentielle. Introduction Plan de l’activité : Comprendre […]


— October 24, 2021

3. Les volcans de Mars Dans cette leçon, nous allons nous intéresser aux volcans de Mars et découvrir comment ils ont pu permettre à la planète rouge d’être habitable au […]


— October 22, 2021

2. Une brève histoire de Mars Dans cette leçon, nous allons découvrir l’histoire de Mars afin de comprendre si la planète rouge a un jour été suffisamment accueillante pour abriter […]


— October 22, 2021

1. Les Extrêmophiles & Les Environnements Extrêmes Une introduction à la vie dans les environnements extrêmes, explorant le type de stress que nous pourrions trouver sur Mars et comment la […]


— October 21, 2021

Dust Devil Diary From 29 September – 7 October 2021, researchers Daniel Toledo and Victor Apestigue (Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aeroespacial (INTA), Spain) were funded by the Europlanet 2024 Research Infrastructure […]


— October 19, 2021

Call for Vice Chair of EPSC Executive Committee Deadline: Wednesday, 1 December 2021 We are looking for a volunteer to act as Vice-Chair of the EPSC Executive Committee for upcoming […]