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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.

Faster Satellite Data For More GMES Users
2011-10-12 09:11:52

Broader and improved access to satellite data is boosting the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security program.

ESA Centrifuge Opens Door To High-gravity Worlds
2011-09-30 10:09:59

Astronauts’ jobs sometimes weigh heavy on them: crews returning from space briefly endure ‘g-loading’ more than four times Earth normal.

2011-09-28 14:11:47

The EU Joint Research Centre (JRC) has developed a statistical modeling tool which allows the risk of conflict occurrence in developing countries to be analyzed.

Image 1 - ESO Releases New Image Of The Lambda Centauri Nebula
2011-09-21 07:09:45

A new image from the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-meter telescope reveals the Lambda Centauri Nebula, a cloud of glowing hydrogen and newborn stars in the constellation of Centaurus (The Centaur).

ESA Astronaut Alexander Gerst To Fly To Space Station In 2014
2011-09-18 07:13:50

ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst has been assigned to fly to the International Space Station on a 6-month mission in 2014, serving as a flight engineer for Expeditions 40 and 41.

ESAs Mock Mission To Mars in Home Stretch
2011-09-07 04:30:50

The six individuals participating in the European Space Agency (ESA)'s mock 560-day mission to Mars are now less than two months away from their simulated return to Earth.

Andre Makes A PromISSe
2011-09-06 09:42:16

All the pieces are coming together for the next long mission by a European astronaut. Now it has a name and logo.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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