Friday, November 22, 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.

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...
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...

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