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2011-05-09 04:00:00

GORIZIA, Italy, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - The Most Victorious GERMAN Sailor of all Time Takes Over as Skipper of the Maxi Yacht Champion Esimit Europa 2 - After Vila (ES) and Schuemann (DE) one More European Sailing Star is to Join the Already International Crew (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110905/452758 ) The most successful German sailor of all time, Jochen Schuemann, confirmed his presence as skipper of Esimit Europa 2, the only yacht in the world to...

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2011-02-06 07:55:00

With input from scientists around the world, American and European scientists working on the potential next new mission to the Jupiter system have articulated their joint vision for the Europa Jupiter System Mission.

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2010-12-28 08:00:00

ESA’s GIOVE-A satellite – the first prototype of Europe’s Galileo satellite navigation system – is still working well after five years in space.

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2010-11-12 06:15:00

A bulge of elevated topography on the farside of the moon--known as the lunar farside highlands--has defied explanation for decades.

2010-10-27 12:56:00

TRIESTE, Italy, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Esimit Europa 2 overwhelmingly won the Rolex Middle Sea Race, one of the most difficult regattas in Europe. The eleventh consecutive race win in five regattas was a great ending to an incredible season.

2010-10-11 11:20:00

TRIESTE, Italy, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ --- Esimit Europa 2 won the 42nd Barcolana regatta among the 1852 entrants and thousands of spectators and set a new record time of 56 minutes and 13 seconds on the 16.8-mile long course.

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2010-10-04 13:00:00

The frigid ice of Jupiter's moon Europa may be hiding more than a presumed ocean: it is likely the scene of some unexpectedly fast chemistry between water and sulfur dioxide at extremely cold temperatures.

2010-09-11 17:47:00

PORTO CERVO, Italy, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A week of spectacular races at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup in Sardinia brought a new triumph for Esimit Europa 2 and crowned it as the best Maxi class yacht in the world.

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2010-06-20 07:31:31

One might find that Jupiter's moon Europa to have extraterrestrial life after fossil-hunting on the icy surface.

2010-06-19 02:00:00

SAN REMO, Italy, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Esimit Europa 2 (www.esimit.com) has taken line honours in the Giraglia Race after it majestically crossed the finish line in San Remo at 11:05 in the morning.


Latest Europa Reference Libraries

Europe
2013-02-19 08:55:56

Europe is, by regulation, one of the world’s seven continents. Consisting of the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia, Europe is generally divided from Asia by the watershed divides of the Ural and Caucasus Mountains, the Ural River, the Black and Caspian Seas, and the waterways that connect the Black and Aegean Seas. It is bordered by the Arctic Ocean towards the north, Atlantic Ocean to the west, Mediterranean Sea to the south, and the Black Sea and connected waterways to the southeast....

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Galileo Probe -- The Galileo probe was an unmanned probe sent by NASA to study the planet Jupiter and its moons. Named after the astronomer Galileo Galilei, it was launched on October 18 1989 by the Space Shuttle Atlantis and arrived at Jupiter on December 7 1995. Galileo's launch had been significantly delayed by the hiatus in Space Shuttle launches that occurred after the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, and new safety protocols that were implemented as a result forced Galileo to use...

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Jupiter's Moon Ganymede -- Ganymede is the largest satellite in the solar system with a diameter of 5,268 km (3270 miles). It is larger than Mercury and Pluto, and three-quarters the size of Mars. If Ganymede orbited the Sun instead of orbiting Jupiter, it would easily be classified as a planet. If Ganymede orbited the Sun instead of Jupiter it could be classified as a planet. Like Callisto, Ganymede is most likely composed of a rocky core with a water/ice mantle and a crust of rock and...

Jupiter's Moon Europa
2004-10-19 04:45:40

Jupiter's Moon Europa -- Europa is a puzzle. The sixth largest moon in our Solar System, Europa confounds and intrigues scientists. Few bodies in the Solar System have attracted as much scientific attention as this moon of Jupiter because of its possible subsurface ocean of water. The more we learn about this icy moon, the more questions we have. Because the nature of science is to ask questions, we cannot resist the mystery of Europa and its potential for possessing an ocean. Early...

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Jupiter's Moon Io -- Looking like a giant pizza covered with melted cheese and splotches of tomato and ripe olives, Io is the most volcanically active body in the solar system. Volcanic plumes rise 300 kilometers (190 miles) above the surface, with material spewing out at nearly half the required escape velocity. A bit larger than Earth's moon, Io is the third largest of Jupiter's moons, and the fifth one in distance from the planet. Although Io always points the same side toward...

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