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ESAâ€™s TIGER II initiative has selected 20 project proposals across Africa to receive support from Earth-observation technology to learn more about the water cycle and to improve water-monitoring resources.
The International Space Station could remain operational until at least 2020, and quite possibly until 2028, the European Space Agency said at a Tokyo meeting on Thursday.
When ESA went to open its Twitter account last year, the name was already taken. The ESA web team was stuck â€“ â€˜European Space Agencyâ€™ is too long for the Twitter character limit and no other name would do.
One of the most exciting scientific instruments ever built, the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS), arrived at ESAâ€™s Test Centre in the Netherlands for testing before being launched on the Space Shuttle to the ISS this July.
Yesterday, Mr RenÃ© Oosterlinck, ESAâ€™s Director of the Galileo Programme and Navigation-related Activities, signed the first three contracts for the Galileo full operational capability phase.
Slovenia becomes the sixth European country to sign the European Cooperating State Agreement with ESA.
ESO has just released a stunning new image of the vast cloud known as the Catâ€™s Paw Nebula or NGC 6334.
Following the debut of ESAâ€™s â€˜Fly Your Thesis!â€™ program in 2009, four teams of university students have been selected to conduct their microgravity experiments during a second series of parabolic flights aboard an aircraft.
General Jean-Jacques Dordain said on Thursday ESA is hoping to use the International Space Station as a platform to conduct research into global climate change.
As the UN Climate Conference in Copenhagen approaches its conclusion, negotiations are focusing on the role of forests in mitigating climate change.
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