14/06/1962 The European Space Research Organisation is established
Meet ESA, the space agency for Europe
Soyuz undocking, reentry and landing explained
Cooking in space: whole red rice and turmeric chicken
The European Space Research Organisation was an international organization founded by 10 European nations with the intention of jointly pursuing scientific research in space. It was founded in 1964. As an organization, ESRO was based on a previously existing international scientific institution, CERN.