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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.

2011-08-31 14:36:03

An international consortium of pharmaceutical companies, public and commercial data providers and academic groups has agreed on a new standard for describing the effect of a compound on a biological entity.

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2011-08-18 13:40:00

Half a century after humankind entered outer space, an ESA-developed camera produced live-streaming 3D images for the first time in the history of space travel – showing the International Space Station like never before.

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2011-08-15 13:50:00

The Mars500 crew broke the record recently for the longest time spent on a space mission, without even leaving Earth.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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