Thursday, April 25, 2019

Space News

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

ESA’s first mission of 2018 - Gomx-4B

ESA’s first mission of 2018

ESA’s first mission of the year was launched today (2 February): GomX-4B is the agency’s most advanced technology-tester yet. The new CubeSats feature a hyperspectral...
Complex organic molecules in nearby dwarf galaxy

Complex organic molecules in nearby dwarf galaxy

The nearby dwarf galaxy known as the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) contains surprisingly complex organic molecules and is a chemically primitive place. Unlike the Milky...
Cluster data has found the key to address a major, long unsolved question in plasma physics.

Cluster measures turbulence in Earth’s magnetic environment

Scientists have estimated how much energy is transferred from large to small scales within the magnetosheath, the boundary region between the solar wind and...
UK-France space co-operation

UK-France space co-operation

The UK Space Agency and the Centre national d'études spatiales (CNES) have signed a joint statement to step up co-operation in space at the...
UK loses space data centre to Spain

UK loses space data centre to Spain

Spain was selected on Thursday as the new host of a data centre that protects information gathered by the EU’s satellite programme, which must...
Citizen science finds five planet system

Citizen science finds five planet system

A discovery by citizen scientists has led to the confirmation of a system of five planets orbiting a far off star. A mathematical relationship called...
Space technology to drive autonomous ships

Space technology to drive autonomous ships

The European Space Agency (ESA) and Rolls-Royce have signed a memorandum of intent as the two agree to investigate how space technology can be...

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