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Gateway to the Moon11 March 2019
Gateway to the Moon11 March 2019 The International Space Station partners have endorsed plans to continue the development of the Gateway, an outpost around the Moon that will act as a base to support both robots and astronauts exploring the lunar surface.
ESA helps business fly in space10 March 2019
ESA helps business fly in space10 March 2019 New ‘cubesat’ technology and falling launch costs mean that businesses, universities and other organisations are increasingly able to launch their own small satellites. Now ESA is offering facilities and know-how to help them fly.
Help shape ESA’s space science programme04 March 2019
Help shape ESA’s space science programme04 March 2019 How did our Milky Way galaxy form? How do black holes grow? What is the origin of our Solar System? Are there other worlds capable of hosting life? These are some of the questions our current science missions are designed to address. But what do you t...
Shrinking heart13 February 2019
Shrinking heart13 February 2019 This heart-shaped body of water may look cute for Valentine’s Day but just as love sometimes fades, this emerald sea is withering away.
Loving big12 February 2019
Loving big12 February 2019 Since it’s Valentine’s Day soon, we’re all feeling romantic and so we bring you this image of a heart-shaped lake in Argentina – and like all love, it’s special.
Science on a plane – ESA's next parabolic flight campaign07 February 2019
Science on a plane – ESA's next parabolic flight campaign07 February 2019 In May engineers, pilots, researchers and scientists will convene in Bordeaux, France, for ESA’s 71st parabolic flight campaign. Over the course of three days they will fly on a specially-fitted commercial aircraft, testing equipment and running resea...