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Luxembourg's Deputy Prime Minister Etienne Schneider and Ambassador to the Netherlands Pierre-Louis Lorenz toured ESTEC on 6 March 2017
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.
'Developing an Icon': Former Space Shuttle Engineer Details Program in New Tome
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.
Blue Origin’s Big 'New Glenn' Rocket Unveiled With New Animation
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.
ULA Delays Launch of Air Force Satellite Due to Delta 4 Booster Issue
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.
Image of the Day
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.
Signal-tracking satellite would build its own antenna in 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
Watch Billionaire Richard Branson Marvel Over Virgin Galactic Glide Test
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.
Weird Asteroid Split in Half and Grew Glowing Dust Tails
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.
Wetter Red Planet? Ancient Mars May Have Had More Water Than Thought
Mars may have harbored even more liquid water on its surface in the ancient past than scientists had thought, a new study suggests.