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Sunrise 2 Launched Successfully
2013-06-12 10:28:55

The balloon-borne solar observatory Sunrise has lifted off - and will now begin its unique journey to the active Sun.

Image 1 - Europe Prepares New Technologies For Future Launchers
2011-11-30 04:06:41

ESA launched two payloads on a Texus suborbital rocket on 27 November to test a new, advanced way of handling propellants on Europe’s future reignitable cryogenic upper stage.

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2011-07-07 13:42:22

The Swedish space center said Thursday that scientists were forced to stop building a project to test the impact of stars when a balloon carrying an X-ray telescope began leaking helium.

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2010-12-13 10:37:17

Today saw the opening of a remote, northerly site in the worldwide network of Galileo ground stations.

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2010-09-01 12:44:54

ESA is inviting students to propose experiments to fly on sounding rockets and stratospheric balloons.

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2010-03-26 13:55:00

ESA’s Maxus-8 sounding rocket was launched today from Kiruna in northern Sweden carrying four microgravity research modules on a hectic 12-minute space voyage.

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2009-09-01 23:45:00

Today the new call for proposals for student experiments to be flown on two REXUS sounding rockets and two BEXUS stratospheric balloons opens.

2009-05-01 08:00:00

SOLNA, Sweden and NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Swedish Space Corporation (SSC), a global provider of mission critical systems and services to the aerospace industry, has received all necessary approvals from the U.S.

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2009-03-18 15:55:00

A Swedish space tourism firm said on Wednesday that short space flights are set to begin launching from northern Sweden in 2012.

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2009-03-18 11:54:26

Three educational experiments sponsored by ESA’s Education Office blasted off to the edge of space on March 12 and 13 during the latest REXUS sounding rocket campaign from the Esrange Space Centre in Kiruna, Sweden.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.