Exoplanet mission gets ticket to ride06 April 2017
Exoplanet mission gets ticket to ride06 April 2017 A Soyuz rocket operated by Arianespace from Europe’s spaceport in Kourou will boost ESA’s upcoming exoplanet satellite into space.
Crater triplets06 April 2017
Crater triplets06 April 2017 At first glance this scene may seem nothing out of the ordinary, but the large elongated crater marks the imprint of an impacting body that may have broken into three before it hit Mars.
Final two ExoMars landing sites chosen28 March 2017
Final two ExoMars landing sites chosen28 March 2017 Two ancient sites on Mars that hosted an abundance of water in the planet’s early history have been recommended as the final candidates for the landing site of the 2020 ExoMars rover and surface science platform: Oxia Planum and Mawrth Vallis.
Before and after: unique changes spotted on Rosetta’s comet21 March 2017 Growing fractures, collapsing cliffs, rolling boulders and moving material burying some features on the comet’s surface while exhuming others are among the remarkable changes documented during Rosetta’s mission.
Collapsing cliff reveals comet’s interior21 March 2017
Collapsing cliff reveals comet’s interior21 March 2017 Rosetta scientists have made the first compelling link between an outburst of dust and gas and the collapse of a prominent cliff, which also exposed the pristine, icy interior of the comet.
ESA’s Jupiter mission moves off the drawing board 16 March 2017
ESA’s Jupiter mission moves off the drawing board 16 March 2017 Demanding electric, magnetic and power requirements, harsh radiation, and strict planetary protection rules are some of the critical issues that had to be tackled in order to move ESA’s Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer – Juice – from the drawing board and i...