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ESA's Largest Scientific Gathering Has Begun
2013-09-09 13:42:18

The largest Living Planet Symposium ever held has begun. Scientists and users are gathering in Edinburgh, UK, this week to present their latest satellite findings on Earth’s environment and climate based.

UK Space Agency Invests Into Development Of Air-breathing Rocket Engine
2013-07-16 11:45:46

The UK government has announced plans to invest in the development of an air-breathing rocket engine – intended for a single-stage-to-orbit spaceplane – following the ESA-managed feasibility testing of essential technology.

2013-05-02 15:40:33

The Sun and our neighboring planet Mars are two destinations that the UK and US will be exploring together in the coming years, following recent agreements for collaboration on three big space projects.

2012-08-15 01:04:38

Whilst the most powerful earthquake since records began hit Japan in 2011, triggering a massive tsunami which devastated much of the country, space scientists involved in one of the 'brightest' international Sun missions continued working tirelessly at the Institute of Space and Astronautical Science in Sagamihara, Japan, to capture new data from our turbulent star.

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2012-07-13 11:35:26

A conferenceheld at the Farnborough International Airshow included international leaders from government, space agencies and the space industry.

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2011-04-04 06:10:00

UK trade delegates said in a meeting in Florida this week that British small satellite expertise teaming with Florida's space launch industry should help position both parties to capture a larger share of global aerospace industry worth $250 billion a year.

2010-06-17 10:47:26

David Williams, Acting Chief Executive of the UK Space Agency, will chair the ESA Council for the next year, effective from July 1.

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2010-06-02 09:42:31

A development model of the Mars Rover, called Bridget, is on display at the University Friday, June 4, providing invited schoolchildren as well as staff and students with an exciting glimpse into the shape of things to come.

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2010-03-23 12:35:00

British officials have announced the formation of the new UK Space Agency (UKSA), a multi-million dollar organization that will oversee all space-related activity in the country starting on April 1.


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