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ESA Human Spaceflight

Return to light for underground astronautsReturn to light for underground astronauts

07/08/2016

ESA Human Spaceflight

Exposed to space and back on Earth In the excitement of watching Tim Peake, Yuri Malenchenko and Tim Kopra land on Earth on 18 June after 186 days in space, all attention was focused on the astronauts and their bumpy ride. 

07/05/2016

ESA Human Spaceflight

A decade of plant biology in spaceA decade of plant biology in space

07/04/2016

ESA Space Transportation

Ariane 5 adapts Ariane 5 can now lift more payloads to space thanks to a new dispenser that has been developed for Galileo

06/22/2016

ESA Space Transportation

Ariane 6: becoming reality Preparations for the debut of Europe’s next-generation launcher, Ariane 6 in 2020 are forging ahead. Watch an interview with Gaele Winters, ESA Director of Launchers and see the launch zone taking shape

06/21/2016

Astronomy & Astrophysics

How Comets Are BornHow Comets Are Born ESA press release © ESA Based on the article "The primordial nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko",
by B.J.R. Davidsson et al. Published in Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2016, 592, A63

06/17/2016

ESA Human Spaceflight

Space Station tour Take a narrated tour of the International Space Station in six languages in this video – also available in 3D

06/02/2016

Astronomy & Astrophysics

The secret life of the Orion Nebula: Dancing filaments and a possible new way to form large star clustersThe secret life of the Orion Nebula: Dancing filaments and a possible new way to form large star clusters MPIA press release © A. M. Stutz / MPIA Based on the article "Slingshot mechanism in Orion: Kinematic evidence for ejection of protostars by filaments",
by Amelia M. Stutz and Andrew Gould Published in Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2016, 590, A2

05/12/2016

Astronomy & Astrophysics

New Herschel maps and catalogues reveal stellar nurseries across the Galactic PlaneNew Herschel maps and catalogues reveal stellar nurseries across the Galactic Plane ESA press release © ESA/Herschel/PACS, SPIRE/Hi-GAL Project Based on the article "Hi-GAL, the Herschel infrared Galactic Plane Survey: photometric maps and compact source catalogues. First data release for Inner Milky Way: +68° > l >-70° ",
by Molinari et al. Published in Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2016, 591, A149

04/22/2016

Astronomy & Astrophysics

The Missing Brown DwarfsThe Missing Brown Dwarfs AIP press release © AIP/Bobvan Based on the article "A non-uniform distribution of the nearest brown dwarfs",
by G. Bihain and R.-D. Scholz Published in Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2016, 589, A26

04/08/2016