Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Space News

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

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...
Laser communications system for the ISS Platform Bartolomeo

Laser communications system for the ISS Platform Bartolomeo

The first high capacity space-to-ground laser communications system is to be installed for the European external International Space Station (ISS) Platform Bartolomeo. The new laser...
NASA delays launch of the next generation space telescope

NASA delays launch of space telescope

NASA is delaying the launch of its next generation space telescope, the James Webb Space Telescope, until at least 2020 officials have said, adding...
ESA to collaborate with Finnish start-up ICEYE

ESA to collaborate with Finnish start-up ICEYE

The European Space Agency (ESA) is collaborating with the Finnish start-up ICEYE with the aim of improving access to crucial satellite imaging data and...
New results from the International Space Station

New results from the International Space Station

With help from the European Space Agency (ESA), the latest atmosphere monitor on the International Space Station (ISS) is delivering results on the planet’s...
Mission to study the nature of exoplanets

Mission to study the nature of exoplanets

A new study focusing on the nature of exoplanets – planets orbiting stars in other systems – will be the focus of the European...
ESA: detecting plastic litter from orbit

ESA: detecting plastic litter from orbit

The millions of tonnes of plastic ending up in the oceans every year is a global challenge. The European Space Agency (ESA) is responding...

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