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Blue Dot Mission Logo Announced
2013-09-23 09:27:38

ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst is set for a six-month stay on the International Space Station in 2014. His mission came one step closer today when the mission patch was revealed at the European Astronaut Centre during German Space Day in Cologne, Germany.

Earth, This Is Space Station, Do You Hear Me?
2012-04-10 04:00:49

Are you following Andre Kuipers' mission through his blog, Twitter or Flickr? Astronauts are sharing the privilege of being in space with the people back at home via social media. Communication with space stations has not always been so easy.

Tracking Cities At Night From The Space Station
2012-04-06 03:37:46

ESA astronaut André Kuipers has installed ‘NightPod’ on the International Space Station, an aid for taking night-time pictures of Earth. The first batch of pictures offer stunning images of cities at night.

Image 1 - ESA Is Going 3D
2012-03-06 05:08:42

In space, astronauts learn to live and work in three dimensions. Now you can experience space with an extra dimension with ESA’s collection of 3D images.

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2011-07-27 11:20:00

International space agencies announced on Wednesday that NASA and its partners plan to plunge the International Space Station (ISS) into the ocean at the end of its life cycle after 2020.

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2011-05-28 07:00:00

For the first time since his landing on Tuesday, ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli was again in the public eye yesterday at a press conference.

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2011-05-04 14:59:50

ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli’s mother, Maria, passed away on Monday while he is still serving on the International Space Station.

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2011-03-24 13:05:10

After eight weeks of exercises and classroom activities, 4000 children from more than 25 cities worldwide are about to conclude their ‘Mission X: Train Like an Astronaut’ challenge that promotes healthy nutrition and regular exercise.

2011-01-07 07:28:35

International Space Station residents Scott Kelly, Cady Coleman and Paolo Nespoli will speak on Tuesday, Jan 11, to 150 students from Kathleen High School's Central Florida Aerospace Academy (CFAA) in Lakeland, Fla.

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2010-12-14 15:06:13

The next spaceflight by a European astronaut is about to begin: ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli and his crewmates will be launched aboard a Soyuz spacecraft from Baikonur Cosmodrome on 15 December at 20:09 CET to the International Space Station.


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'.