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2010-11-23 07:30:37

ESA has decided to extend the productive lives of 11 of its operating space science missions.

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2010-09-09 08:05:00

Any space mission is difficult, docking a pair of spacecraft is tough but flying multiple satellites in formation is the real cutting edge.

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2010-09-07 14:07:58

This month the International Astronautical Congress will be held in Prague for the first time in 33 years.

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2010-06-30 09:15:00

Proba-2 is a small but innovative member of ESA’s spacecraft fleet, crammed with experimental technologies.

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2010-05-13 08:45:00

While ESA’s Proba-2 keeps its main instruments trained on the Sun, it is also looking back to its homeworld.

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2010-05-05 10:55:00

Despite continued interference issues, Europe’s SMOS satellite is transmitting valuable new data on the way water is cycled across the globe.

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2010-05-04 10:10:00

The small but powerful camera of ESA’s Proba-V mission can fit on a single laboratory table for testing, but when it reaches orbit, this compact sensor will deliver a daily overview of virtually all vegetation growth across Earth.

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2010-04-14 12:25:00

Polar skies glowed with ghostly auroras last week during the biggest geomagnetic storm of 2010.

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2010-03-30 11:30:00

After several decades of research and development into hyperspectral imaging, which greatly enhances our ability to characterize the state of Earth, the technique has been embraced by the Earth-observation community and has entered the mainstream of remote sensing.

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2010-01-26 10:30:00

Packed with novel devices and science instruments, Proba-2 is demonstrating technologies for future ESA missions while providing new views of our Sun.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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