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European Space Agency Selects Athena Advanced Telescope For Study Of High-Energy Astrophysics
2014-06-27 09:41:59

The European Space Agency (ESA) is in the process of launching a second “Large-class” mission to explore the universe for high-energy astrophysics and selected the Athena advanced telescope for the task.

ESA Missions Will Seek To Understand The Evolution Of The Universe
2013-11-29 07:25:17

The European Space Agency (ESA) announced today that the hot and energetic Universe and the search for elusive gravitational waves will be the focus of their next two large science missions.

Euclid Dark Matter Mission Now In Development
2013-06-11 13:13:58

The European Space Agency's Euclid module under development in France will be helping to explore dark energy and dark matter in the universe.

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2012-03-13 06:37:50

The ESA (European Space Agency) announced its first 65,880,000 (50 million euros) prize in its new “S-Class” space missions, to be readied for launch in 2017.

Image 1 - ESA Selects Next Two Science Missions
2011-10-04 11:53:02

The powerful influence of the Sun and the nature of the mysterious 'dark energy' motivate ESA’s next two science missions.

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2011-02-28 06:20:00

The European Space Agency (ESA) has selected four mission ideas for a launch that is scheduled for sometime in the early 2020s.

2010-08-12 08:06:32

After an in-depth consultation with the European scientific community, the ESA-appointed Fundamental Physics Roadmap Advisory Team (FPR-AT) has released its final report.

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2010-07-22 06:00:00

Ideas for Europe’s next space mission will come from scientists who will be asked beginning next week to put their minds in gear and come up with a new plan.

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2010-02-19 09:15:16

Dark energy, habitable planets around other stars, and the mysterious nature of our own Sun, have been chosen by ESA as candidates for two medium-class missions to be launched no earlier than 2017.

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2009-12-21 08:20:00

When silicon wafers are stacked together precisely by the thousand they promise to deliver astronomy’s clearest X-ray view yet of the most violent regions of space.


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