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2015-02-27 11:22:14

The first CubeSats (or tiny probes) designed to travel to deep space are going to launch in 2020, and the ESA is seeking innovative ideas for the probes.

2014-07-08 23:13:47

Eu:CROPIS spacecraft to launch on a Spaceflight SHERPA vehicle in 2017. Seattle (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Spaceflight Inc., the company reinventing the model

Ariane 6 Set To Move To Next Stage Of Development
2013-11-14 07:05:58

The preliminary requirements for Europe’s next-generation Ariane 6 launcher have been agreed and the project is set to move on to the next stage.

Laser Communications Ready For Moon Mission
2013-07-30 08:38:13

An advanced laser system offering vastly faster data speeds is now ready for linking with spacecraft beyond our planet following a series of crucial ground tests.

Listening Stations In Deep-space Gain Hearing Boost
2013-07-18 09:13:50

Picking up ultra-weak signals from spacecraft exploring deep in our Solar System requires cooling a detector to within a few degrees of absolute zero. Thanks to ESA’s support, the technology is now available in Europe for the first time.

Europe’s Space Hub Open Its Doors To The Public October 6
2013-06-17 07:57:21

From the latest space ferry to the very first Alphasat, Europe has never been more active in space, with a crowded manifest of ESA launches across the rest of the year. But where are all these varied missions born? See for yourself this October, as ESA’s ESTEC research and technology centre opens its doors to the public.

Synchronized Satellites To Form Giant Space Telescope
2013-04-17 09:36:38

The ESA's Proba-3 mission will attempt to demonstrate that two satellites can be synchronized to move as one object with sub-millimeter precision, enabling the creation of enormous space telescopes with the lens and detector hundreds of feet apart.

Space Weather Week Highlights ESA's Situation Awareness Program
2012-11-09 19:16:44

The European Space Agency's Space Situational Awareness program was spotlighted this week during the ninth European Space Weather Week.

'Space For Earth' Exhibiting At The Berlin Air And Space Show
2012-09-04 10:09:38

ESA, the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, the DLR German Aerospace Center and the German Aerospace Industries Association will be exhibiting in the ‘Space for Earth’ space pavilion at the ILA Berlin Air and Space Show on 11–16 September.

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2012-08-07 20:54:42

The European Space Agency's latest weather satellite has capture its first image of the Earth, the agency said.


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dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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