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N° 27–2017 Günther Hasinger appointed as ESA Director of Science

14 December 2017

The Council of the European Space Agency announced the appointment of Günther Hasinger as the next Director of Science. He will succeed Alvaro Giménez, who has served in the position since 2011.

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N° 26–2017 Paolo Nespoli returns to Earth

14 December 2017

ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli landed back on Earth early this morning after 139 days in space. The ride home from the International Space Station required braking from 28 800 km/h to a standstill in barely three hours.

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N° 25–2017 Galileo launch brings navigation network close to completion

13 December 2017

Europe has four more Galileo navigation satellites in the sky following their launch on an Ariane 5 rocket. After today’s success, only one more launch remains before the Galileo constellation is complete and delivering global coverage.

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N° 24–2017 Call for Media: Galileo 19-22 ready for launch

5 December 2017

The next four Galileo satellites are scheduled for launch on 12 December at 18:36 GMT (19:36 CET, 15:36 local time) from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana atop an Ariane 5 rocket.

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