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2009-06-16 13:25:00

The European Space Agency on Tuesday announced plans for “new flight opportunities” coinciding with the completion of the International Space Station in 2010.

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2009-06-16 06:35:00

With a nearly palpable sense of relief, the European Space Agency (ESA) announced on Monday that NASA was enlisted to help in the planning and funding of its unmanned expedition to Mars.

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2009-06-16 05:45:00

The European Space Agency (ESA) announced on Monday that initial launches for the Russian-made Soyuz rocket and a new light rocket called Vega will be delayed until 2010.

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2009-05-20 10:39:42

The European Space Agency on Wednesday announced the acceptance of its first British astronaut.

2009-03-31 09:42:00

COLUMBIA, Md., March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Universities Space Research Association (USRA) hosted their 40th anniversary symposium, "Our Future in Space," on Thursday, March 26 at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C.

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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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2008-11-24 16:26:42

European science ministers are gathered at The Hague this week to determine which policies and programs they will approve for the next three years.

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2008-11-16 10:40:00

A historic event took place at ESA sites across Europe November 14 - the flag of the Czech Republic was hoisted alongside those of ESA's other Member States, officially symbolizing the country becoming ESA’s 18th Member State.

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2008-11-15 08:45:00

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was carried into space last night with the successful launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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2008-02-11 16:30:00

Jean Jacques Dordain, head of Europe’s Space Agency (ESA), asked officials to rename the ExoMars mission, saying the original concept had expanded so radically in scope and cost that it is essentially now a new venture.


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