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Tim Peake to tour the UK30 September 2016
Tim Peake to tour the UK30 September 2016 ESA astronaut Tim Peake will embark on his postflight tour of the UK in October, visiting all four national capitals along with Leicester, Manchester, Salford and Glasgow. NASA crewmate Tim Kopra will join Tim for the visits to Edinburgh, Belfast and...
How to follow Rosetta’s grand finale28 September 2016
How to follow Rosetta’s grand finale28 September 2016 Rosetta is set to complete its historic mission in a controlled descent to the surface of its comet on 30 September, with the end of mission confirmation predicted to be within 20 minutes of 11:20 GMT (13:20 CEST).
Satellites help understand what fuels the twilight zone27 September 2016
Satellites help understand what fuels the twilight zone27 September 2016 The deep, dark twilight zone a kilometre down in the ocean is home to most of the world’s fish, but how they get enough food has largely been a mystery. Now, thanks to satellites and floating sensors, scientists have worked out how much energy is bein...
Healthcare through human spaceflight research22 September 2016
Healthcare through human spaceflight research22 September 2016 ESA astronaut Tim Peake took part in a conference yesterday hosted by the UK Space Gateway Harwell Campus, highlighting its unique capabilities in collaborative research and its expanding role in accelerating innovation in healthcare.
European cooperation for safer skies15 September 2016
European cooperation for safer skies15 September 2016 ESA and the SESAR Joint Undertaking are set to work more closely in modernising air traffic management through satellite-based communications.
Join ESA at London’s New Scientist Live12 September 2016
Join ESA at London’s New Scientist Live12 September 2016 This year marks the first time that ESA will be joining the New Scientist Live event in London, from 22 to 25 September at the ExCeL Exhibition Centre.