Tuesday, April 23, 2019

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SciTech Europa brings you the latest Space News from across the field of European Science & Technology Research, Development and Innovation.

What is the best way to grow fruit and vegetables in space?

What is the best way to grow fruit and vegetables in space?

The European Space Agency (ESA) and Dutch company Groen Agro Control have announced the results of a project to determine the best ways to...
Reaction Engines to receive £26.m investment for new aerospace engine

Reaction Engines to receive £26.m investment for new aerospace engine

Reaction Engines Ltd (REL) has announced that it has raised £26.5m (~€30m) with backing from some of the most influential names in aerospace and...
SPHERE reveals discs around young stars

SPHERE reveals discs around young stars

New images released from the SPHERE instrument on the European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) Very Large Telescope (VLT) have revealed dusty discs nearby young stars...
Linking space innovation and university research

Linking space innovation and university research

A group of UK universities have been awarded £4.8m (~€5.5m) from Research England to enhance research and innovation within the UK space industry. The Government’s...
ESA’s Swarm mission tracks ocean magnetism

ESA’s Swarm mission tracks ocean magnetism

The Swarm mission is continually producing more insight into how our protective shield is generated, how it behaves, and how it is changing; it...
The largest catalogue of very high energy gamma rays published

The largest catalogue of very high energy gamma rays published

The High Energy Stereoscopic System (HESS) international collaboration has published the results of 15 years of very high energy gamma ray observations of the...
ExoMars orbiter to start science mission

ExoMars orbiter to start science mission

The ExoMars orbiter, which has reached its final orbit after a year ‘aerobraking’, will soon begin its search for gases that could be linked...
CHEOPS telescope construction finished

CHEOPS telescope construction finished

Engineers from the Center for Space and Habitability (CSH) at the University of Bern, Germany, will package the CHEOPS telescope this week and send...
Most distant individual star ever detected

Most distant individual star ever detected

A new study in Nature Astronomy has reported that the most distant individual star has been observed 9 billion years from Earth, more than...
SpaceX launches RemoveDEBRIS and ASIM to ISS

SpaceX launches RemoveDEBRIS and ASIM to ISS

SpaceX has launched new technology to the International Space Station (ISS), with the RemoveDEBRIS mission to test different approaches to removing debris from the...

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