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Astronomy / Space Science - 04.12.2018
Topping Off a Telescope with New Tools to Explore Dark Energy
Key components of the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument are installed after months of planning, prep work In this time-lapse video, crews at the Mayall Telescope near Tucson, Arizona, lift and install the top-end components for the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument, or DESI.

Astronomy / Space Science - 04.12.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation / Technology - 04.12.2018
Reaching for the stars: 50 years of space astronomy
The year is 1968. The Tet Offensive marks the turning point in the Vietnam War. Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy are assassinated. Apollo 8 orbits the moon. And in December, the world's first autonomous space-based astronomical observatory, OAO-2 sweeps into orbit and helps set the stage for a new era of astronomy.

Astronomy / Space Science - 30.11.2018
European satellite control centre of the future unveiled in Darmstadt
European satellite control centre of the future unveiled in Darmstadt
Europe's most modern satellite control centre has been unveiled at the Darmstadt headquarters of EUMETSAT, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites.

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 29.11.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - Business / Economics - 29.11.2018
Lift off for Pioneering nanosats
Lift off for Pioneering nanosats
ESA Telecommunications & Integrated Applications EDRS ESA > Our Activities > Telecommunications & Integrated Applications 29 November 2018 The first 'Pioneer' mission lifted off early this mornin

Astronomy / Space Science - 27.11.2018
First Mars program director Scott Hubbard on InSight
Hubbard was right next to mission control for the landing of InSight on Mars. Here's what he thinks about NASA's latest deep-space triumph and the special satellites that accompanied it.

Astronomy / Space Science - 27.11.2018
Marsquake sensor lands safely on Red Planet
A Marsquake detector designed in part by Imperial engineers is set to help reveal Mars' inner structure.

Astronomy / Space Science - Life Sciences - 27.11.2018
Two UChicago scientists elected AAAS fellows
Faculty honored for 'distinguished contributions' to neuroscience, understanding of solar system UChicago scientists Andrew Davis and Ruth Anne Eatock were named 2018 fellows of the  American Association for the Advancement of Science on Nov.

Astronomy / Space Science - 26.11.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - 23.11.2018
ESA lends a hand at Mars
ESA lends a hand at Mars
ESA Operations Ground Systems Engineering Space Debris SSA Ground stations ESOC Clean Space 23 November 2018 The Red Planet will receive its first new resident in six years on Monday when NASA's InSight lander touches down, aiming to investigate the Martian interior.

Astronomy / Space Science - 23.11.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - Transport - 23.11.2018
Focus on Vega developments
Focus on Vega developments
ESA Space Transportation Launch vehicles Europe's Spaceport New Technologies Space Rider 23 November 2018 Vega is proving its reliability.

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 22.11.2018
Shaping the surface of Mars with water, wind and ice
Shaping the surface of Mars with water, wind and ice
ESA ESA Science Mars Express ESA's Mars Express has imaged an intriguing part of the Red Planet's surface: a rocky, fragmented, furrowed escarpment lying at the boundary of the northern and southern hemisphere.

Astronomy / Space Science - Transport - 21.11.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 19.11.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - 19.11.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - Astronomy / Space Science - 15.11.2018
Space making the virtual a reality
Space making the virtual a reality
ESA Telecommunications & Integrated Applications EDRS ESA > Our Activities > Telecommunications & Integrated Applications 15 November 2018 What do astronauts, Pokémon, wildlife park rangers and surgeons all have in common? The answer is virtual and augmented reality, or VR and AR.

Astronomy / Space Science - 14.11.2018
JPL News: NASA Learns More about Interstellar Visitor 'Oumuamua
JPL News: NASA Learns More about Interstellar Visitor ’Oumuamua
In November 2017, scientists pointed  NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope  toward the object known as 'Oumuamua-the first known interstellar object to visit our solar system.

Astronomy / Space Science - 14.11.2018
JPL News: NASA Learns More about Insterstellar Visitor 'Oumuamua
JPL News: NASA Learns More about Insterstellar Visitor ’Oumuamua
In November 2017, scientists pointed  NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope  toward the object known as 'Oumuamua-the first known interstellar object to visit our solar system.

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation / Technology - 12.11.2018
Week kicks off
ESA Observing the Earth Understanding Our Planet Securing Our Environment Benefiting Our Economy 12 November 2018 With satellites delivering a mindboggling amount of data about our planet along with

Astronomy / Space Science - 12.11.2018
EUMETSAT takes over control of Metop-C and starts flight operations of a three-Metop constellation
EUMETSAT takes over control of Metop-C and starts flight operations of a three-Metop constellation
After three days of intensive testing by the European Space Operations Centre (ESOC), EUMETSAT has taken over control of its newest polar-orbiting meteorological satellite, Metop-C, and started flight operations of a constellation of three Metop satellites.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 09.11.2018
Oxia Planum favoured for ExoMars surface mission
Oxia Planum favoured for ExoMars surface mission
ESA Space Science ExoMars 9 November 2018 The ExoMars Landing Site Selection Working Group has recommended Oxia Planum as the landing site for the ESA-Roscosmos rover and surface science platform that will launch to the Red Planet in 2020. The proposal will be reviewed internally by ESA and Roscosmos with an official confirmation expected mid-2019.

Astronomy / Space Science - 07.11.2018
Touch down: European module arrives at Kennedy Space Center
Touch down: European module arrives at Kennedy Space Center
ESA Human Spaceflight Orion After a 24-hour journey from Bremen, Germany with stops in Hamburg and Portsmouth, USA, the European Service Module landed yesterday at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Astronomy / Space Science - 07.11.2018
EUMETSAT's third Metop satellite successfully launched
EUMETSAT’s third Metop satellite successfully launched
At 01:47 CET (21:47 Kourou time), EUMETSAT's polar-orbiting meteorological satellite Metop-C was successfully launched on a Soyuz ST-B rocket from the European Space Port in Kourou, French Guiana.

Astronomy / Space Science - 07.11.2018
Europe's third polar-orbiting weather satellite lofted into orbit
Europe’s third polar-orbiting weather satellite lofted into orbit
ESA Observing the Earth MetOp The third MetOp satellite, MetOp-C, has been launched on a Soyuz rocket from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana to continue the provision of data for weather forecasting from polar orbit.

Astronomy / Space Science - 05.11.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - 05.11.2018
A call for the cold
A call for the cold
ESA Human Spaceflight Concordia As the Northern hemisphere starts to feel the cold winter approaching, research stations in Antarctica are emerging from their long dark winter and awaiting the arrival of fresh supplies after living months in isolation.

Astronomy / Space Science - 05.11.2018
ESA rocks space weather
ESA rocks space weather
ESA Operations Ground Systems Engineering Space Debris SSA Ground stations ESOC Clean Space This week, to coincide with the fifteenth annual European Space Weather Week, ESA is celebrating the dynamic phenomenon of space weather.

Astronomy / Space Science - 02.11.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - 31.10.2018
Counting down to MetOp-C
Counting down to MetOp-C
ESA Operations Ground Systems Engineering Space Debris SSA Ground stations ESOC Clean Space 31 October 2018 Teams at ESA's European Space Operations Centre in Germany have been training for months in

Astronomy / Space Science - 30.10.2018
Goodbye Europe, hello Moon: European Module ships soon
Goodbye Europe, hello Moon: European Module ships soon
ESA Human Spaceflight Orion 30 October 2018 The European Service Module that will power and propel the Orion spacecraft on its first mission around the Moon will ship early next week from Bremen to the United States.

Astronomy / Space Science - 30.10.2018
Minds over dark matter: A multisensory journey around the galaxy
Minds over dark matter: A multisensory journey around the galaxy
University of Sussex academics are helping to bring the feel and smell of deep space to one of Britain's best-loved educational institutions.

Innovation / Technology - Astronomy / Space Science - 25.10.2018
ESA ministerial Council sets the stage for the future
Bern, 25.10.2018 - The State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation Mauro Dell'Ambrogio participated in the ESA's Intermediate Ministerial Meeting in Madrid today.

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 25.10.2018
Mars Express keeps an eye on curious cloud
Mars Express keeps an eye on curious cloud
ESA ESA Science Mars Express 25 October 2018 Since 13 September, ESA's Mars Express has been observing the evolution of an elongated cloud formation hovering in the vicinity of the 20 km-high Arsia Mons volcano, close to the planet's equator.

Astronomy / Space Science - 22.10.2018
BepiColombo's beginning ends
BepiColombo’s beginning ends
ESA Operations Ground Systems Engineering Space Debris SSA Ground stations ESOC Clean Space 22 October 2018 A stunning early morning launch lifted the ESA/JAXA BepiColombo spacecraft into space on Sa

Earth Sciences - Astronomy / Space Science - 22.10.2018
Texas A&M and Harvard Team Up On High-Flying, NASA-Funded Atmospheric Research
A research collaboration between Texas A&M University and Harvard University will receive $30 million from NASA's Earth Venture program to collect important atmospheric data from a high-altitude NASA aircraft.

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 19.10.2018
UM alumnus discovered water on the moon
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Astronomy / Space Science - 18.10.2018

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 18.10.2018
A passionate advocate for open data
A passionate advocate for open data
Senior Radha Mastandrea analyzes data from CERN in search of more information about the universe's fundamental particles.

Astronomy / Space Science - 17.10.2018
Mission control ready for Mercury
Mission control ready for Mercury
ESA Operations Ground Systems Engineering Space Debris SSA Ground stations ESOC Clean Space 17 October 2018 Teams responsible for flying the bold BepiColombo mission to Mercury today completed the la

Earth Sciences - Astronomy / Space Science - 17.10.2018
UW atmospheric scientists to study most extreme storms on Earth, up close
UW atmospheric scientists to study most extreme storms on Earth, up close
Administrative affairs Arts and entertainment Buildings and grounds For UW employees Health and medicine Honors and awards Official notices Politics and government UW and the community Two University

Astronomy / Space Science - 17.10.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation / Technology - 17.10.2018
Installing life support the hands-free way
Installing life support the hands-free way
ESA Human Spaceflight Astronauts International Space Station Research Exploration 17 October 2018 This week saw the installation of ESA's next-generation life-support system on the International Space Station.

Astronomy / Space Science - 17.10.2018

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 17.10.2018
Aron Wall wins Breakthrough New Horizons Prize
Aron Wall employs concepts from across theoretical physics, from black holes to the holographic principle, in the quest to answer a fundamental question: What is spacetime?

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 17.10.2018
Arctic ice sets speed limit for major ocean current
Arctic ice sets speed limit for major ocean current
Long-term melting may lead to release of huge volumes of cold, fresh water into the North Atlantic, impacting global climate. The Beaufort Gyre is an enormous, 600-mile-wide pool of swirling cold, fresh water in the Arctic Ocean, just north of Alaska and Canada. In the winter, this current is covered by a thick cap of ice.