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2011-11-12 05:36:07

ESA has begun developing a new blood-testing device for astronauts on the International Space Station. A wide range of ailments from diabetes to heart disease should be diagnosable in moments from a single drop of astronaut blood.

2011-11-11 03:57:12

Representatives from 28 countries, the European Commission and the European Space Agency (ESA) met in Lucca, Italy, on 10 November for the Third International Conference on Exploration and the first High-level International Space Exploration Platform.

Image 1 - Exploring The Last White Spot On Earth
2011-11-10 13:36:31

Scientists will soon be exploring matter at temperatures and pressures so extreme it can only be produced for microseconds using powerful pulsed lasers.

Image 1 - Mars500 Finally 'Returns To Earth'
2011-11-04 09:10:50

After 520-days of a simulated mission to Mars, the Mars500 crew finally "returned to Earth" on Friday after stepping out of their "spacecraft."

2011-11-02 11:49:18

Europe's leading scientists have pledged to embrace and expand the role of technology in the Humanities.

Mars500 Mission Finally Coming To End
2011-10-28 11:22:09

After a year-and-a-half of being locked up in isolation, the Mars500 crew's mission is finally coming to an end.

Directions For Space Science Research
2011-10-28 10:09:44

Understanding osteoporosis, perfecting vaccines and developing new alloys all share one thing: they are just some of the many scientific fields that have advanced significantly through research performed in space.

2011-10-27 04:20:48

A heads-up car navigation display and a new approach to rainforest conservation were announced as the winners of the eighth Galileo Masters European Satellite Navigation Competition and the new GMES Masters European Earth Monitoring Competition, both supported by ESA.

2011-10-15 07:00:00

At SPI, Dallas, ESA Renewables will be exhibiting not only its new solar monitoring and control systems, but also demonstrating its ability to provide financing, construction and O&M services.


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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.