ESA Science Faculty

These pages are designed to give an overview of the scientific research being conducted by ESA's Science Faculty. Faculty members are active in a wide range of scientific fields, and maintain collaborations with many individuals and institutes outside ESA. The faculty extends over the two main establishments,

and three smaller stations at

  • Space Telescope Science Institute (Baltimore, Maryland, USA)
  • Goddard Space Flight Center (Greenbelt, Maryland, USA)
  • Centro de Astrobiolog√≠a (CAB), co-located with ESAC

More detailed information about activities at specific sites is available for ESTEC and for ESAC.

Postdoctoral Research Fellows play a key role in the faculty's research programme. If you are considering applying to become a Research Fellow in one of our establishments, please visit Research Fellowships in Space Science.



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