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2005-11-17 07:41:58

The Mars Express radar, MARSIS, has now been deployed for more than four months. Here we report on the activities so far.

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2005-11-09 06:05:00

The European spacecraft Venus Express has been successfully placed into a trajectory that will take it on its journey from Earth towards its destination of the planet Venus, which it will reach next April.

2005-11-09 06:55:00

Europe's first space probe to Venus blasted off on Wednesday on a mission to shed light on Earth's closest planetary neighbor and give scientists clues about global warming.

2005-11-09 05:26:58

By Bernhard Winkler DARMSTADT, Germany (Reuters) - Europe's first space probe to Venus was launched on Wednesday on a mission that aims to shed light on Earth's closest planetary neighbor and give scientists clues about global warming.

2005-11-09 03:50:00

DARMSTADT, Germany (Reuters) - Europe's first space probe to Venus was launched on Wednesday, on a mission that aims to shed new light on Earth's closest planetary neighbor.

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2005-11-08 10:10:00

Scientists were counting down Tuesday for the blast off of a Russian booster rocket carrying a European-built probe aimed at exploring the hot, dense atmosphere around Venus.

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2005-10-25 18:50:00

In August 2003, as the twin Mars Exploration Rovers were barreling toward Mars in their flying saucers, scientists and engineers sent a radio signal disguised as the rovers' "voice" to the Odyssey orbiter at Mars.

2005-10-24 07:09:20

DARMSTADT, Germany (Reuters) - The launch of the European Space Agency's "Venus Express" spacecraft has been delayed after technicians discovered contamination in the Russian-made launcher, an ESA official said on Monday.

2005-10-24 07:05:00

DARMSTADT, Germany (Reuters) - The launch of the European Space Agency's "Venus Express" spacecraft has been delayed after technicians discovered contamination in the Russian-made launcher, an ESA official said on Monday.

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2005-10-21 07:15:00

A dense curtain of mysteries surrounding Venus, the hot and hazy sister planet to Earth, awaits to be opened after the launch of Venus Express, the next planetary probe of the European Space Agency.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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