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2010-01-15 16:15:00

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.

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2009-12-17 09:19:12

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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2009-12-09 12:57:22

A research team from the TECNALIA Technological Corporation, through its Aerospace Unit, together with the ITEAM Institute at the Valencia Polytechnic University, the ilicitana Emxys aerospace company and the Institute for Photonic Sciences (ICFO), have developed a new protection system for the European Space Agency (ESA) through which safety for space vehicles is enhanced.

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2009-12-07 07:30:00

An extensive study made with ESO’s Very Large Telescope deepens a long-standing mystery in the study of stars similar to the Sun.

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2009-11-11 07:58:48

ESA’s ‘Fly Your Thesis!’ program made its successful debut during ESA’s 51st Parabolic Flight Campaign, held October 25 to November 5.

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2009-11-09 10:03:41

Structural study at EMBL reveals how plants respond to water shortages.

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2009-10-31 09:48:42

ESA is looking for ideas to use the International Space Station as a platform to conduct research into global climate change.

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2009-10-15 07:00:00

Ministers from the 29 European Space Agency and European Union Member States will meet in Prague on October 23 for the 1st EU-ESA International Conference on Human Space Exploration, to prepare a roadmap leading to the definition of a common vision and strategic planning for space exploration.

2009-09-22 14:11:26

The European Space Agency says it will soon issue a call for suggestions for climate change studies to be conducted from the International Space Station. ESA officials say they plan to use the space station as a platform to conduct research into global climate change.

2009-09-11 15:26:07

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and European Space Agency (ESA) Director General Jean-Jacques Dordain signed a memorandum of understanding Friday for cooperation in the field of space transportation.


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