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When ATV Johannes Kepler is lofted into space on 15 February, an ESA tracking station on Portugal's Santa Maria island will watch closely, gathering crucial data as Ariane 5 streaks overhead.
ATV-2 is almost ready for launch on 15 February from Europeâ€™s Spaceport.
Natural disasters occur yearly on all continents, leaving hundreds of thousands dead and turning millions into refugees.
In 2000, the International Charter â€œSpace and Major Disastersâ€ was set up on the initiative of ESA (European Space Agency) and CNES (Franceâ€™s Centre national dâ€™Ã©tudes spatiales).
What if work performed in space could improve the treatment of household and nuclear waste on Earth?
The Council of the European Space Agency today announced that Jean-Jacques Dordain will continue as the Director General of ESA for a further period of four years.
By detecting the faint dimming in the light emitted by stars during a transit event, CoRoT has detected six new exoplanets - each with its own peculiar characteristics - and one brown dwarf.
Following the debut of ESAâ€™s â€˜Fly Your Thesis!â€™ program in 2009, four teams of university students have been selected to conduct their microgravity experiments during a second series of parabolic flights aboard an aircraft.
As rescue workers scramble to provide assistance to hundreds of thousands of people following Haitiâ€™s earthquake, Earth observation satellite data continues to provide updated views of the situation on the ground.
A major magnitude 7 earthquake struck the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince on January 12, causing major casualties and damage.
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