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2009-06-09 14:40:00

Due to budget constraints, US space exploration agency NASA could be considering plans to team up with the European Space Agency by 2016 in a series of trips to the Red Planet.

2009-06-04 13:33:19

This month's 48th International Paris Air Show will celebrate its 100th anniversary -- the first Paris Air Show was held in 1909 at the city's Grand Palace. The 2009 event at Le Bourget Airport runs June 15-21, with more than 200 000 visitors expected to attend, the European Space Agency said. The ESA

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2009-06-02 06:45:00

With the help of ESA technology used in the monitoring and control of satellites, a start-up company at ESA’s Business Incubation Center has developed a system to remotely monitor offshore oil and gas installations.

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2009-05-05 15:32:59

The European Space Agency says the world premier of its digital show Touching the Edge of the Universe is planned this month at 30 European planetariums. Thursday's premier at planetariums in Germany, Austria and Switzerland is planned just days before the May 14 scheduled launch of the ESA's Herschel and Planck spacecraft -- two of the missions described in the program. Touching the Edge of the Universe tells the story of astronomy from the time of Galileo and his simple optical telescope to...

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2009-05-05 09:25:36

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2009-04-02 13:53:44

The European Space Agency has again postponed scheduling a joint launch date for its Herschel and Planck spacecraft. The space agency said the latest delay was initiated despite verification of operational procedures for the satellites.

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2009-03-31 07:05:00

Earlier today, a crew of six, including two ESA-selected participants and four Russians, embarked on a simulated mission to Mars.

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2009-03-02 14:30:00

ESA's Directorate of Human Spaceflight is inviting industrial, technology and scientific communities to provide inputs for experiments and payload elements for accommodation on its first lunar lander.

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2009-01-15 11:22:08

The European Space Agency (ESA) Director General met with reporters on Wednesday to outline a number of major events planned for 2009.

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2008-11-26 12:05:00

The European Space Agency (ESA) will soon have a research center in the UK to concentrate on space robotics and climate change science.


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