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Asteroid Day events to span globe on 30 June09 February 2016
Asteroid Day events to span globe on 30 June09 February 2016 Asteroid Day, a global movement to increase knowledge and awareness of asteroids, announced its plans for 2016 from a press conference hosted at ESA’s technical heart in the Netherlands and livestreamed around the world.
First SpaceDataHighway laser relay in orbit30 January 2016
First SpaceDataHighway laser relay in orbit30 January 2016 The European Data Relay System’s first laser terminal has reached space aboard its host satellite and is now under way to its final operating position.
Step aside, humans19 January 2016
Step aside, humans19 January 2016 Satellites are carrying increasingly diverse payloads into orbit, and resolving their often-conflicting onboard schedules requires programming wizardry and a little help from artificial intelligence.
Tim and Tim safely back in Space Station after spacewalk15 January 2016
Tim and Tim safely back in Space Station after spacewalk15 January 2016 After a 4 hour 43 minute spacewalk to replace a failed power regulator and install cabling, ESA astronaut Tim Peake and NASA astronaut Tim Kopra are back inside the International Space Station.
Exposed ice on Rosetta’s comet confirmed as water 13 January 2016
Exposed ice on Rosetta’s comet confirmed as water 13 January 2016 Observations made shortly after Rosetta’s arrival at its target comet in 2014 have provided definitive confirmation of the presence of water ice.
From space science back down to Earth - running 431 km for a good cause05 January 2016 Earth observation space scientists can be much more 'down to Earth', especially when it comes to a good cause like charity fundraising activities.