The European Space Agency's "Philae" spacecraft wakes up after six months in hibernation as comet 67P-Churyumov–Gerasimenko gets closer to the sun.
The James Webb Space Telescope, a collaboration among NASA, the European Space Agency, and the Canadian Space Agency, successfully enters orbit at its target destination, located near the Sun–Earth L 2 Lagrange point about 1.5 e6km from Earth.
The European Space Agency-JAXA space probe BepiColombo makes its final gravity assist around Earth, and is now on course for Venus, where it will make several gravity assist manoeuvres before finally arriving at Mercury in 2025.
The European Space Agency's robotic lander "Philae" is discovered wedged in a crack between some rocks in the shadow of a cliff on 67P-Churyumov–Gerasimenko by the Rosetta space probe after being lost since 2014.
The European Space Agency officially joins a project to build a Service Module based on their Automated Transfer Vehicle for NASA’s Orion, a spacecraft to carry astronauts into deep space. [http:--www.nasa.gov-exploration-systems-mpcv-orion_feature_011613.html (NASA)] [http:--www.esa.int-Our_Activities-Human_Spaceflight-Research-ESA_workhorse_to_power_NASA_s_Orion_spacecraft (ESA)] [http:--en.ria.ru-science-20130117-178831167-ESA_Joins_NASAs_Orion_Spacecraft_Project.html (RIA Novosti)]date=August 2019