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Astronomy & Astrophysics

Highest Resolution Image of Eta CarinaeHighest Resolution Image of Eta Carinae ESO press releaseMPIfR press release © ESO/G. Weigelt Based on the article "VLTI-AMBER velocity-resolved aperture-synthesis imaging of η Carinae with a spectral resolution of 12 000",
by Weigelt et al. Published in Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2016, 594, A106

10/19/2016

ESA Human Spaceflight

Automating sample testing thanks to space A miniaturised biotech unit developed for the International Space Station is improving medical diagnoses on Earth with affordable automation of small-scale diagnostics.

10/06/2016

Astronomy & Astrophysics

A comparison model for the SunA comparison model for the Sun Göttingen Univ. press release © Vidotto Based on the article "A solar-like magnetic cycle on the mature K-dwarf 61 Cygni A (HD 201091)",
by Sudeshna Boro Saikia et al. Published in Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2016, 594, A29

10/06/2016

ESA Space Transportation

Trusted Ariane 5 lays foundations for Ariane 6 With 74 successful launches in a row, Ariane 5 now matches the reliability of Ariane 4 – while an experiment is helping the development of Ariane 6.

10/05/2016

ESA Space Engineering & Technology

Talking technology Where does innovation come from? People. ESA engineers recount the Agency's ground-breaking work in their own words

10/04/2016

ESA Space Science

The Rosetta Legacy What does Rosetta mean to you? A compilation of stories, experiences and creations inspired by the mission

10/02/2016

ESA Space Science

Rosetta’s descent Closer and closer: image highlights captured during Rosetta’s descent to the comet’s surface

09/30/2016

ESA Human Spaceflight

One-eyed robot learns to see in weightlessness A small drone taught itself to judge distances using only one eye during trials aboard the International Space Station, ESA-backed researchers have reported.

09/28/2016

ESA Human Spaceflight

A universe to explore ESA is exploring Earth’s immediate surroundings, from low orbit with the International Space Station to the Moon, Mars and beyond

09/26/2016

ESA Space Transportation

Ariane: quality boost Ariane 5’s rocket booster is the largest in Europe. Test firings demonstrate the motor’s capabilities and qualify improvements in design to guarantee Europe’s access to space

09/23/2016