Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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ESA’s ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter to test atmosphere

ESA’s ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter to test atmosphere

Slowed by skimming through the very top of the upper atmosphere, ESA’s ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter has lowered itself into a planet-hugging orbit and...
Crash investigation | Double Asteroid Redirection Test

Crash investigation

ESA’s Hera mission is designed to test deep space technology while exploring a distant asteroid and investigating a unique, man-made crater, testing a deflection...
Astronomers reveal secrets of most distant supernova ever detected

Astronomers reveal secrets of most distant supernova ever detected

An international team of astronomers, including Professor Bob Nichol from the University of Portsmouth, UK, has confirmed the discovery of the most distant supernova...
Croatia signs co-operation agreement with ESA

Croatia signs co-operation agreement with ESA

The Republic of Croatia has signed a Co-operation Agreement with the European Space Agency (ESA) today (19 February). This agreement will allow Croatia and...
Chandra X-ray Observatory: A view to the centre of the galaxy

Chandra X-ray Observatory: A view to the centre of the galaxy

A new visualisation created using the Chandra X-ray Observatory and other telescopes allows scientists to study the centre of the galaxy The Chandra X-ray Observatory...
a new commercial venture on the International Space Station, whose versatile design allows for many mission types at competitive prices from next year.

ESA and Airbus sign partnership agreement

The European Space Agency (ESA) and Airbus have signed a commercial partnership (PPP) agreement for the construction, launch and operations of the commercial ‘Bartolomeo’...
UK space programmes to tackle global challenges

UK space programmes to tackle global challenges

Improved disaster response in Commonwealth states and tropical disease control are among the goals of UK space programmes and British space organisations, Science Minister...
TRAPPIST-1: Do the planets contain water?

TRAPPIST-1: Do the planets contain water?

A new study has found that the seven planets orbiting the nearby ultra-cool dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 are all made mostly of rock, and some...
Monitoring space weather

Watching the weather in space

A team of UK space scientists have been selected by the European Space Agency (ESA) to take part in a new mission to better...
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...

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