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Environmental Sciences
22.04.2014
Astronomy - Social Sciences
22.04.2014
X-raying the cosmos
Views: 438 Rating: 4.63 /5 ( 16 votes cast) Comments: 0 Thank you for rating! You have already rated this page, you can only rate it once! Your rating has been changed, thanks for rating! Title An X-ray view of the COSMOS field Released 22/04/2014 9:16 am Copyright ESA/XMM-Newton/Gunther Hasinger, Nico Cappelluti, and the XMM-COSMOS collaboration.
Business/Economics - Astronomy
17.04.2014
Astronomy - Environmental Sciences
16.04.2014
First radar vision for Copernicus
16 April 2014 Launched on 3 April, ESA's Sentinel-1A satellite has already delivered its first radar images of Earth.
Astronomy
16.04.2014
Sentinel-1 first images
Brussels from Sentinel-1A Acquired on 12 April 2014 at 17:18 GMT (19:18 CEST), just nine days after launch, this first image from Sentinel-1A captures Brussels and surrounds in Belgium.
Medicine/Pharmacology
16.04.2014
Concordia calling
16 April 2014 Are you a team player who is unafraid of long isolation? Do you have a medical degree and a healthy love of extremes? ESA is offering the chance of a lifetime to run space experiments in one of the world's most isolated places: Concordia research station in Antarctica.
Social Sciences
16.04.2014
Astronomy - Mathematics
15.04.2014
3D printing, in depth
15 April 2014 This close-up shows a titanium ball manufactured by 3D printing. ESA is investigating the potential of this promising new technology to transform the way space missions are put together.
Event - Administration/Government
14.04.2014
Business/Economics - Physics/Materials Science
14.04.2014
From red Mars to green Earth
14 April 2014 How can a sensor for analysing the atmosphere of Mars help us to cut greenhouse emissions on Earth? By going where no human or machine has been before.
Astronomy
14.04.2014
A tadpole’s tale
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Astronomy - Earth Sciences
11.04.2014
Rocks and salt
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Earth Sciences - Environmental Sciences
10.04.2014
Beauty from chaos
10 April 2014 Beautiful streamlined islands and narrow gorges were carved by fast-flowing water pounding through a small, plateau region near the southeastern margin of the vast Vallis Marineris canyon system.
Physics/Materials Science - Environmental Sciences
09.04.2014
Happy birthday, solar cell
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Astronomy
08.04.2014
Space wash
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Astronomy
08.04.2014
Ride into space
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Physics/Materials Science
07.04.2014
Physics/Materials Science - Astronomy
07.04.2014
Space tech at Hannover
Angela Merkel and Mark Rutte visit space booth at Hannover Messe German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte were introduced to space activities at the Holland Pavilion's Dutch Space booth of this year's Hannover Messe, the world's largest industry fair.
Astronomy
07.04.2014
Alien sand dunes
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Astronomy
04.04.2014
Separation in space
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Astronomy
04.04.2014
Sentinel-1 performs opening dance routine
4 April 2014 Following its launch yesterday, Sentinel-1A has performed a carefully choreographed 10-hour dance routine to open its large radar antenna and solar wings.
Earth Sciences - Agronomy/Food Science
04.04.2014
100s
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Astronomy
04.04.2014
Astronomy - Environmental Sciences
03.04.2014
Europe lofts first Copernicus environmental satellite
3 April 2014 The ability of European citizens, policymakers and service providers to access key environmental data on a routine basis will take a major step forward following the launch today of ESA's Sentinel-1A satellite.
Astronomy
03.04.2014
Sentinel-1 soundtrack
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Astronomy
03.04.2014
Astronomy
03.04.2014
Sentinel-1 ready for launch
3 April 2014 With Sentinel-1A now sitting atop its Soyuz rocket, liftoff from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana is set for today at 23:02 CEST (21:02 GMT).
Astronomy
02.04.2014
Dress rehearsal final step prepares for Sentinel-1
2 April 2014 A full 'dress rehearsal' involving teams on both sides of the Atlantic took place yesterday, marking the last major step in training teams for the Sentinel-1A lift off on 3 April.
Environmental Sciences
03.02.2014
Arctic lakes show climate on thin ice
3 February 2014 Ice in northern Alaska's lakes during winter months is on the decline. Twenty years of satellite radar imagery show how changes in our climate are affecting high-latitude environments. Changes in air temperature and winter precipitation over the last five decades have affected the timing, duration and thickness of the ice cover on lakes in the Arctic.
Astronomy
31.01.2014
Getting ready for asteroids
31 January 2014 With a mandate from the UN, ESA and other space agencies from around the world are about to establish a high-level group to help coordinate global response should a threatening asteroid ever be found heading towards Earth. For the first time, national space agencies from North and South America, Europe, Asia and Africa will establish an expert group aimed at getting the world's space-faring nations on the 'same page' when it comes to reacting to asteroid threats.
Business/Economics
31.01.2014
Colours of time
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Astronomy
29.01.2014
The competition winners who helped us wake up Rosetta
29 January 2014 We asked you to help us wake up Rosetta from 31 months of deep-space hibernation in a fun video shout-out contest.
Astronomy
29.01.2014
Rosetta wide awake as check-up continues
29 January 2014 Following last week's wake-up of the Rosetta comet-chaser, ESA's flight controllers have conducted the first in a series of health checks aimed at assessing how well it came through 31 months of hibernation.
Astronomy
29.01.2014
Environmental Sciences
27.01.2014
Dress rehearsal
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Astronomy - Physics/Materials Science
27.01.2014
All in a whirl
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Life Sciences - Environmental Sciences
24.01.2014
Kilimanjaro
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Astronomy
22.01.2014
Samantha’s Futura logo
22 January 2014 The Futura mission logo was revealed today for ESA astronaut Samantha Christoforetti's long-duration expedition to the International Space Station.
Administration/Government
21.01.2014
First contact
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Astronomy
20.01.2014
ESA’s ’sleeping beauty’ wakes up from deep space hibernation
20 January 2014 It was a fairy-tale ending to a tense chapter in the story of the Rosetta space mission this evening as ESA heard from its distant spacecraft for the first time in 31 months.
Astronomy
17.01.2014
Safer train journey by space tech
17 January 2014 Good train brakes are crucial for safe rail journeys. In Germany, they are now checked daily using advanced technology that helps spacecraft return safely to Earth.
Astronomy
17.01.2014
Astronomy
16.01.2014
Rosetta’s comet
Thank you for rating! You have already rated this page, you can only rate it once! Your rating has been changed, thanks for rating! Title Comet 67P/CG on 5 Oct 2013 Released 20/01/2014 8:00 am Copyright ESO / C. Snodgrass (Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Germany) Description ESA's Rosetta spacecraft will wake up today, 20 January, after 31 months in deep space hibernation, to catch up with comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
Event
16.01.2014
Astronomy
16.01.2014
The most important alarm clock in the Solar System
16 January 2014 At 10:00 GMT on Monday, the most important alarm clock in the Solar System will wake up ESA's sleeping Rosetta spacecraft.
Astronomy
15.01.2014
The experts behind Gaia’s arrival at nothingness
15 January 2014 With a final, modest, thruster burn yesterday afternoon, ESA's billion-star surveyor finalised its entry into orbit around 'L2', a virtual point far out in space.
Astronomy
15.01.2014
Event
14.01.2014
Ten years imaging Mars
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Astronomy
13.01.2014
School’s out for ATV training
13 January 2014 This year sees the fifth and last of ESA's Automated Transfer Vehicles leave for the International Space Station.
Arts and Design
13.01.2014
High-speed Gaia
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Physics/Materials Science
13.01.2014
Abstract Sun
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Astronomy - Life Sciences
13.01.2014
Searching for life in strange places
13 January 2014 Last year schoolchildren were invited to dig up some earth in search of creepy-crawlies and underground life.
Astronomy - Medicine/Pharmacology
10.01.2014
Suit up for Skinsuit
10 January 2014 The Space Medicine Office of ESA's European Astronaut Centre is managing a project that could help astronauts overcome back problems in space, simply by wearing a high-tech tight-fitting 'skinsuit'.
Astronomy
10.01.2014
Week in Images
Node 2 Node 2 is a European-built module of the International Space Station that serves as utility room, docking port and sleeping quarters.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Administration/Government
10.01.2014
Portable telemedicine device for medics
10 January 2014 A robust portable device for monitoring vital signs and providing communications for medics developed with the support of ESA offers a lifeline even in the remotest areas on Earth via satcoms.
Astronomy - Life Sciences
10.01.2014
Bissagos
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Astronomy
08.01.2014
Gaia enters its operational orbit
8 January 2014 ESA's billion-star surveyor Gaia is now in its operational orbit around a gravitationally stable virtual point in space called 'L2', 1.5 million km from Earth.
Astronomy
07.01.2014
Astronomy
07.01.2014
Astronomy
07.01.2014
An unblinking eye
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Astronomy - Medicine/Pharmacology
06.01.2014
An astronaut’s rhythm
6 January 2014 Anyone who has flown long distances will be familiar with the jetlag that comes with travelling across time zones.
Microtechnics/Electroengineering
02.01.2014
Wall-crawling gecko robots can stick in space too
2 January 2014 Climbing robots that mimic the stickiness of gecko lizard feet could work in space as well as on Earth, ESA has shown, raising the prospect of hull-crawling automatons tending future spacecraft.
Astronomy
23.12.2013
Mars Express heading towards daring flyby of Phobos
23 December 2013 Late this month, ESA's Mars Express will make the closest flyby yet of the Red Planet's largest moon Phobos, skimming past at only 45 km above its surface.
Astronomy
20.12.2013
Astronomy
20.12.2013
Astronomy
20.12.2013
Sailing satellites into safe retirement
20 December 2013 When satellites reach the end of their working lives, they may pose a threat to other spacecraft as they continue to orbit in a dormant state for many decades.
Astronomy - Business/Economics
20.12.2013
Let’s get three dimensional
20 December 2013 Almost a million people have watched the YouTube video of ESA's 3D camera being used in space.
Earth Sciences - Environmental Sciences
20.12.2013
Xmas tree fjords
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Astronomy
19.12.2013
Liftoff for ESA’s billion-star surveyor
19 December 2013 ESA PR 44-2013: ESA's Gaia mission blasted off this morning on a Soyuz rocket from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, on its exciting mission to study a billion suns.
Astronomy
18.12.2013
Gaia has ticket to ride
18 December 2013 ESA's Gaia mission to survey a billion stars is 'go' for launch. The satellite has passed its final checks and is ready to be launched tomorrow from Europe's spaceport in Kourou.
Astronomy
17.12.2013
Lights on Alex
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Astronomy
17.12.2013
Mission control ready for Gaia launch
17 December 2013 Shortly after a powerful Soyuz launcher lofts Gaia, ESA's new star mapper, into space on Thursday, teams on the ground will establish initial radio.
Astronomy
16.12.2013
Social Sciences
13.12.2013
Earth Sciences - Astronomy
13.12.2013
Flinders
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Astronomy
12.12.2013
Sunny outlook
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Astronomy
12.12.2013
Astronomy
12.12.2013
Galileo achieves its first airborne tracking
12 December 2013 ESA's Galileo satellites have achieved their very first aerial fix of longitude, latitude and altitude, enabling the inflight tracking of a test aircraft.
Earth Sciences
12.12.2013
Mystery mounds on Mars
Juventae Chasma Intriguing mounds of light-toned layered deposits sit inside Juventae Chasma, surrounded by a bed of soft sand and dust.
Astronomy - Microtechnics/Electroengineering
10.12.2013
Rosetta’s twin
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Astronomy
09.12.2013
Rosetta media briefing
Share Video 8,051,744 viewer minutes REPLAY Webcast from European Astronaut Centre, Cologne: Space Lab student science competition briefing for media (30 Nov 2011) Mars exp
Astronomy
09.12.2013
Environmental Sciences - Astronomy
06.12.2013
Boca do Acre
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Astronomy - Life Sciences
05.12.2013
Space in your heart
5 December 2013 An artificial heart containing miniaturised space technology will soon beat inside a person, having now been approved for human trials in France.
Environmental Sciences
04.12.2013
Physics/Materials Science
04.12.2013
Down to the nano-world
3 December 2013 These images might resemble a planetary surface but actually show a different kind of alien environment: a microscopic view across a damaged laser lens, down to the nanometre level - a millionth of a millimetre, smaller than most individual bacteria.
Arts and Design
03.12.2013
Space mural
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Astronomy - Earth Sciences
03.12.2013
Earth’s gravity scarred by earthquake
3 December 2013 ESA's GOCE satellite has revealed that the devastating Japanese earthquake of 2011 left its mark in Earth's gravity - yet another example of this extraordinary mission surpassing its original scope. GOCE mapped Earth's gravity with unrivalled precision for over four years, but nobody really expected the data to show changes over time.
Event
02.12.2013
Astronomy
29.11.2013
Helping China to the Moon
29 November 2013 Shortly after China's Chang'e-3 spacecraft departs Earth to land on the Moon, ESA's network of tracking stations will swing into action, providing crucial support for the vessel's five-day lunar cruise.
Astronomy - Business/Economics
29.11.2013
Mapping the world’s largest coral reef
29 November 2013 Scientists have used satellite observations to create a set of high-resolution 3D maps of the entire Great Barrier Reef - a critical step towards identifying, managing and protecting what lies beneath the waters.
Earth Sciences - Astronomy
29.11.2013
Aorounga
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Astronomy - Physics/Materials Science
28.11.2013
ESA’s new vision to study the invisible Universe
28 November 2013 The hot and energetic Universe and the search for elusive gravitational waves will be the focus of ESA's next two large science missions, it was announced today.
Astronomy
28.11.2013
Astronomy
28.11.2013
A comet’s tale
ISON at 21:24, 28 November Comet ISON at 21:24 UT on 28 November as seen in SOHO's LASCSO C2 field of view, after its closest encounter with the Sun.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Earth Sciences
27.11.2013
Changing of the guard at Concordia
27 November 2013 The journey to the Concordia research base in Antarctica is never predictable. Delays due to weather can keep travellers at the stopover points for days.
Astronomy
26.11.2013
Astronomy - Medicine/Pharmacology
26.11.2013
Spacelab Sled
Thank you for rating! You have already rated this page, you can only rate it once! Your rating has been changed, thanks for rating! Title Spacelab-1 Sled experiment, 1981 Released 26/11/2013 2:10 pm Copyright ESA Description A test subject sitting on Sled, an ESA experiment launched on Spacelab-1 on 28 November 1983.
Astronomy
26.11.2013
ISON vs the Sun
Latest images from LASCO C3 and C2 Latest movies from LASCO C3 and C2 [Full resolution versions of C3 and C2 ] JPEG and Hi-res TIF images.
Astronomy - Administration/Government
26.11.2013
End of the beginning for Swarm trio
26 November 2013 Reaching a significant milestone for ESA's magnetic field mission, the Swarm satellites have completed the critical first phase of their new mission.
25.11.2013
Astronomy
25.11.2013
Mission incredible
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Event
22.11.2013
Astronomy
22.11.2013
Swarm mission launched
22 November 2013 ESA's three-satellite Swarm constellation was lofted into a near-polar orbit by a Russian Rockot launcher this afternoon.
22.11.2013
22.11.2013
Social Sciences
22.11.2013
Astronomy
21.11.2013
Astronomy
21.11.2013
Guide to our Galaxy
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Business/Economics
20.11.2013
Stepping up Vega launcher production
20 November 2013 Such is the success of Europe's Vega small launcher that an order was signed today in Rome for the production of ten more vehicles.
Astronomy - Physics/Materials Science
20.11.2013
Happy birthday, Space Station
20 November 2013 The International Space Station celebrates its birthday today, 15 years after the first module was launched in 1998.
Astronomy
19.11.2013
Space Station scrapbook
Zarya The Russian Zarya module floating in space seen from the Space Shuttle Endeavour in 1998. Zarya was the first module of the International Space Sation.
Astronomy
19.11.2013
ISS turns 15 tomorrow
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Astronomy
19.11.2013
Countdown to Swarm
Follow the latest updates from Plesetsk, where the three Swarm satellites are being prepared for their 22 November launch The next in a series of s: ESA's Roger Haagmans talks about his role in hel
Astronomy - Business/Economics
19.11.2013
Swarm mission control ready for triple launch
19 November 2013 After months of intensive training, the Swarm mission control team are ready for liftoff on Friday.
Astronomy
18.11.2013
Swarm on the launch pad
18 November 2013 Preparations for Friday's launch of ESA's magnetic explorer have reached an important milestone - the constellation is now in the Plesetsk launch tower.
Astronomy - Social Sciences
18.11.2013
Galactic cauldron
Thank you for rating! You have already rated this page, you can only rate it once! Your rating has been changed, thanks for rating! Title Hot gas sloshing in a galactic cauldron Released 18/11/2013 9:57 am Copyright E. O'Sullivan & ESA Description Galaxies are social beasts that are mostly found in groups or clusters - large assemblies of galaxies that are permeated by even larger amounts of diffuse gas.
Astronomy - Business/Economics
15.11.2013
Free access to Copernicus Sentinel satellite data
15 November 2013 Free and open access to Sentinel satellite data will be granted for the Copernicus operational phase.
Earth Sciences
15.11.2013
Hottest place on Earth
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Astronomy
14.11.2013
Blazing to Earth
British Airways pilot Captain Simon Wijker caught this image of the Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft, shortly before it landed in Kazakhstan.
Astronomy
14.11.2013
Astronomy
14.11.2013
Deep freeze
Ismeniae Fossae This scene shows a section of Ismeniae Fossae that straddles the southern highlands-northern lowlands of Mars.
Astronomy
12.11.2013
Astronomy
12.11.2013
Getting more out of your satellite TV
12 November 2013 Thanks to Global Invacom and ESA, you could one day distribute satellite TV programmes to devices around your home via the Internet.
Astronomy
12.11.2013
Laughing Luca
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Astronomy
12.11.2013
Astronomy - Physics/Materials Science
11.11.2013
Rosetta’s last trip home
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Astronomy - Medicine/Pharmacology
11.11.2013
Welcome back Luca
11 November 2013 ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano, Russian commander Fyodor Yurchikhin and NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg returned to Earth today, landing in the Kazakhstan steppe.
Astronomy - Medicine/Pharmacology
11.11.2013
ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano lands safely back on Earth
11 November 2013 ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano, Russian commander Fyodor Yurchikhin and NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg returned to Earth today, landing in the Kazakhstan steppe.
Astronomy - Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering
11.11.2013
GOCE gives in to gravity
11 November 2013 Close to 01:00 CET on Monday 11 November, ESA's GOCE satellite reentered Earth's atmosphere on a descending orbit pass that extended across Siberia, the western Pacific Ocean, the eastern Indian Ocean and Antarctica.
Astronomy
08.11.2013
Luca is coming home
Watch the Soyuz return flight from the International Space Station of ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano, NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg and commander Fyodor Yurchikhin: live coverage starts Sunday 20:30 CET, courtesy NASA TV.
Astronomy - Microtechnics/Electroengineering
08.11.2013
Time to come home, Luca
8 November 2013 ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano has run over 30 experiments on the International Space Station, helped to dock three spaceships, kept his cool during two spacewalks and entertained us with his blogs and pictures of Earth from above - and now it is time for him to come home.
Astronomy
08.11.2013
Satellites packed like sardines
8 November 2013 The complex task of placing all three Swarm satellites on their launch adapter is complete.
Astronomy
08.11.2013
ExoMars lander module named Schiaparelli
8 November 2013 The entry, descent and landing demonstrator module that will fly on the 2016 ExoMars mission has been named 'Schiaparelli' in honour of the Italian astronomer Giovanni Schiaparelli, who famously mapped the Red Planet's surface features in the 19th century.
Environmental Sciences - Earth Sciences
08.11.2013
Earth Sciences - Astronomy
07.11.2013
Spring support
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Astronomy
05.11.2013
Burn ATV-4, burn
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Astronomy
04.11.2013
Quintet of moons
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Astronomy - Physics/Materials Science
02.11.2013
A fiery end to a perfect mission: ATV Albert Einstein
2 November 2013 ESA's fourth Automated Transfer Vehicle cargo ferry, Albert Einstein , completed its five-month mission to the International Space Station by reentering the atmosphere today and burning up safely over an uninhabited area of the southern Pacific Ocean.
Astronomy
01.11.2013
Moon mission beams laser data to ESA station
1 November 2013 ESA's ground station on the island of Tenerife has received laser signals over a distance of 400 000 km from NASA's latest Moon orbiter.
Earth Sciences
31.10.2013
Astronomy
30.10.2013
Swarm launch postponed
30 October 2013 The launch of ESA's magnetic field mission from Plesetsk, Russia, has been postponed by about a week.
Physics/Materials Science - Astronomy
29.10.2013
Astronomy - Mechanical Engineering/Mechanics
29.10.2013
Martian box of delights
29 October 2013 This spherical container has been engineered to house the most scientifically valuable cargo imaginable: samples brought back from the Red Planet. Still probably many years in the future and most likely international in nature, a Mars sample-return mission is one of the most challenging space ventures possible for robotic exploration.
Physics/Materials Science
28.10.2013
ATV-4’s last days
The Expedition 37 crew on board the ISS said goodbye to ATV Albert Einstein on 28 October 2013, with separation taking place at 09:55 CET.
Astronomy - Earth Sciences
28.10.2013
Mars showcase
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Astronomy
26.10.2013
ATV-4: all good missions must come to an end
26 October 2013 ESA's supply and support ferry ATV Albert Einstein has served the International Space Station faithfully since it was launched from Europe's spaceport in French Guiana in June.