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Rosetta to deploy lander on 12 November26 September 2014
Rosetta to deploy lander on 12 November26 September 2014 The European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission will deploy its lander, Philae, to the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko on 12 November.
Lemon juice: new ingredient for space designers?18 September 2014
Lemon juice: new ingredient for space designers?18 September 2014 Corrosion resistance and high strength put stainless steel high on the list of essential materials for satellite and rocket designers. Now ESA plans to investigate an alternative, environmental-friendly method of readying this important metal.
ESA at Autographica, 19-21 September in Birmingham15 September 2014
ESA at Autographica, 19-21 September in Birmingham15 September 2014 Autographica is the UK's premier event for the space and sci-fi interested public. Alongside Apollo astronauts who've flown to the Moon, ESA will have a stand at this two-day event being held next weekend, 19-21 September, at the Hilton Birmingham Met...
Satcoms fast-tracking breast cancer detection09 September 2014
Satcoms fast-tracking breast cancer detection09 September 2014 Satellites are linking mobile breast cancer screening units directly to hospitals so that radiologists can start their diagnoses earlier.
Design Tim Peake’s mission patch with Blue Peter04 September 2014
Design Tim Peake’s mission patch with Blue Peter04 September 2014 ESA and the UK Space Agency have teamed up with BBC TV show Blue Peter to launch a competition for UK children to design the mission patch that British ESA astronaut Tim Peake will wear when he travels into space in November 2015.
Update on Galileo launch injection anomaly26 August 2014
Update on Galileo launch injection anomaly26 August 2014 Work at ESA’s ESOC control centre continues relentlessly on the two Galileo satellites.