Rapid changes point to origin of ultra-fast black hole winds01 March 2017 ESA and NASA space telescopes have made the most detailed observation of an ultra-fast wind flowing from the vicinity of a black hole at nearly a quarter of the speed of light.
Science checkout continues for ExoMars orbiter27 February 2017
Science checkout continues for ExoMars orbiter27 February 2017 Next week, the ExoMars orbiter will devote two days to making important calibration measurements at the Red Planet, which are needed for the science phase of the mission that will begin next year.
The brightest, furthest pulsar in the Universe21 February 2017
The brightest, furthest pulsar in the Universe21 February 2017 ESA’s XMM-Newton has found a pulsar – the spinning remains of a once-massive star – that is a thousand times brighter than previously thought possible.
Angling up for Mars science07 February 2017
Angling up for Mars science07 February 2017 ESA’s latest Mars orbiter has moved itself into a new path on its way to achieving the final orbit for probing the Red Planet.
Swirling spirals at the north pole of Mars02 February 2017
Swirling spirals at the north pole of Mars02 February 2017 A new mosaic from ESA’s Mars Express shows off the Red Planet’s north polar ice cap and its distinctive dark spiralling troughs.
Full go-ahead for building ExoMars 2020 16 December 2016
Full go-ahead for building ExoMars 2020 16 December 2016 The first ExoMars mission arrived at the Red Planet in October and now the second mission has been confirmed to complete its construction for a 2020 launch.