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ESA helps to drive UK space success17 July 2019
ESA helps to drive UK space success17 July 2019 The Harwell Space Cluster just outside Oxford now employs more than 1,000 people across 92 organisations – and a showcase event on 27 June emphasised that most of those taking part are receiving support from ESA for their growth plans.
Glaswegian nanosats launched into space05 July 2019
Glaswegian nanosats launched into space05 July 2019 Two supercomputing nanosatellites that could transform how data is downloaded from space were successfully launched on 5 July.
Moon brick on display at the Science Museum25 June 2019
Moon brick on display at the Science Museum25 June 2019 A building block made from simulated moon rocks is attracting visitors to the Science Museum in London.
ESA’s new mission to intercept a comet 19 June 2019
ESA’s new mission to intercept a comet 19 June 2019 ‘Comet Interceptor’ has been selected as ESA’s new fast-class mission in its Cosmic Vision Programme. Comprising three spacecraft, it will be the first to visit a truly pristine comet or other interstellar object that is only just starting its j...
Honour the past, prepare for the future18 June 2019
Honour the past, prepare for the future18 June 2019 ESA will join the world in celebrating the anniversary of the first human Moon landing this summer as European Space Talks take on a lunar theme. Fifty years ago, people were inspired by space as Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin touched down on the...
Antarctic glaciers named after satellites07 June 2019
Antarctic glaciers named after satellites07 June 2019 Dramatic changes in the shape of the Antarctic ice sheet have become emblematic of the climate crisis. And, in deference to the critical role that satellites play in measuring and monitoring Antarctic glaciology, seven areas of fast-flowing ice on the...