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Pierre Lellouche, Secretary of State responsible for European Affairs in the French Government, and Werner Hoyer, Minister Delegate for European Affairs in the German Government, who are both General Secretaries for Franco-German Cooperation, visited ESA Headquarters on June 15.
The UK's Royal Aeronautical Society has awarded its top Gold Medal Team prize to ESA's Automated Transfer Vehicle operations team, in recognition of their achievement in operating ATV Jules Verne during its 2008 mission to the International Space Station.
The head of the Russian Federal Space Agency this week announced plans to develop a nuclear spacecraft that would carry man to Mars.
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and European Space Agency (ESA) Director General Jean-Jacques Dordain signed a memorandum of understanding Friday for cooperation in the field of space transportation.
On Monday, European Space Agency Director-General Jean-Jacques Dordain addressed the historic significance of the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon on the 40th anniversary of manâ€™s first footsteps onto the planet.
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
Russia is making preparations to separate its components of the International Space Station and fly them away when the rest of the station de-orbits.
The follow-up spacecraft to Russiaâ€™s Soyuz capsule may be equipped with rocket thrusters that would aid in landing.
On Friday, Europe's space freighter â€” dubbed Jules Verne â€” will undock from the International Space Station after completing its mission to the orbiting platform.
- In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
- In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.