Venus is still capable of volcanic eruptions, data from ESA’s Venus Express spacecraft suggests.
ESA's Cryosat-2 ice mission is set for launch today, aiming to give scientists some hard evidence on the state of the world's ice caps.
The International Space Station could remain in use until 2028, officials have said.
ESA’s Herschel Space Observatory has discovered organic molecules in the Orion Nebula - potential signs of life.
The European Space Agency (ESA) has picked out dark energy, habitable planets and a detailed solar survey as candidates for two missions to be launched sometime after 2017.