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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.

2011-07-30 01:51:22

The European Commission's Joint Research Centre has developed three new methods to detect an illegal clouding agent which can be found in sports drinks imported from Taiwan.

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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.

2011-07-26 15:29:00

WASHINGTON, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Multilateral Coordination Board (MCB) for the International Space Station partner agencies met Tuesday, July 26, to discuss how to use the space station as a test bed for technologies that will enable missions beyond low Earth orbit. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The board will begin identifying several specific technology collaboration initiatives based on possible future missions suggested by the...


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