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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.

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2005-09-22 12:05:00

ESA’s Mars Express mission has been extended by one Martian year, or about 23 months, from the beginning of December 2005. The decision, taken on September 19 by ESA’s Science Programme Committee, allows the spacecraft orbiting the Red Planet to continue building on the legacy of its own scientific success.

2005-09-14 06:40:28

ESA has started a technical investigation into the Planetary Fourier Spectrometer (PFS) on board Mars Express, after a problem developed in the instrument a few months ago.


Word of the Day
immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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