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ESA Space Engineering & Technology

Luxembourg visit Luxembourg's Deputy Prime Minister Etienne Schneider and Ambassador to the Netherlands Pierre-Louis Lorenz toured ESTEC on 6 March 2017

03/07/2017

ESA Education

Cansat 2017: location and selected teams announced! ESA’s Education team is thrilled to finally announce the location and organiser of the 2017 European CanSat launch campaign: the competition will be hosted by the Centre of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity (ZARM) helped by local partners, at the University of Bremen, Germany.

03/07/2017

Space.com

The history of NASA's space shuttle can be a weighty topic — literally. The three-volume "Space Shuttle: Developing an Icon, 1972-2013" tips the scale at 18 pounds.

03/07/2017

Space.com

The new rocket from the private spaceflight company will have the ability to launch geostationary satellites and has a reusable first stage. Blue Origin has set a goal of 2020 for its first launch.

03/07/2017

Space.com

United Launch Alliance announced Saturday it is delaying the launch of a Delta 4 rocket carrying a military communications satellite until it can fix a first stage booster issue.

03/07/2017

Space.com

A Vega rocket carrying the European Space Agency's Sentinel-2B satellite blasted off from Korou, French Guiana yesterday at 8:49 p.m. EST (10:49 p.m. local time) in a gorgeous nighttime launch.

03/07/2017

New Scientist - Space

A British company is working on manufacturing parts in space using pultrusion technology. It plans to use it on satellites designed to track radio signals

03/07/2017

Space.com

New footage of a Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo spacecraft soaring high above the New Mexico desert during a successful glide test last month shows company founder Richard Branson watching the event gleefully.

03/07/2017

Space.com

A recently discovered "asteroid pair" is the youngest such duo known in Earth's solar system, and it appears to have sprouted twin comet-like tails, new observations reveal.

03/07/2017

Space.com

Mars may have harbored even more liquid water on its surface in the ancient past than scientists had thought, a new study suggests.

03/07/2017