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ESA Space Transportation

Second ‘colour vision’ satellite for Copernicus launched The ESA-developed Sentinel-2B satellite was launched today, doubling the coverage of high-resolution optical imaging in the Sentinel-2 mission for the European Union Copernicus environmental monitoring system.

03/07/2017

ESA Space Transportation

Liftoff replay Watch the replay of the Sentinel-2B launch on a Vega rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana

03/07/2017

SpaceRef Astronomy

When the universe was young, a supermassive black hole -- bloated to the bursting point with stupendous power -- heaved out a jet of particle-infused energy that raced through the vastness of space at nearly the speed of light....

03/07/2017

Recent articles published in 'Astronomy & Astrophysics'

Authors: A. Leleu, P. Robutel, A. C. M. Correia and J. Lillo-Box.
Astronomy & Astrophysics Vol. 599 , page L7
Published online: 07/03/2017
Keywords: planets and satellites: detection ; celestial mechanics ; planetary systems ; techniques: radial velocities ; techniques: photometric.

03/07/2017

Recent articles published in 'Astronomy & Astrophysics'

Authors: Favio R. Faifer, Carlos G. Escudero, María C. Scalia, Analía V. Smith Castelli, Mark Norris, María E. De Rossi, Juan C. Forte and Sergio A. Cellone.
Astronomy & Astrophysics Vol. 599 , page L8
Published online: 07/03/2017
Keywords: galaxies: elliptical and lenticular, cD ; galaxies: photometry ; galaxies: star clusters: general.

03/07/2017

Breaking Science News | Sci-News.com

Using NASA’s Kepler spacecraft on its K2 mission, astronomers have discovered five new planets around other stars, including two extraordinary companions to a subgiant star. In the January 2017 issue of the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (arXiv.org preprint), Dr. Alexis Smith from the German Aerospace Center Institute’s of Planetary Research and [...]

03/06/2017

Science Daily

Astronomers have performed an extensive study of the properties of galaxies within filaments formed at different times during the age of the universe.

03/06/2017

Space.com

A new enormous blob, called a Lyman-alpha nebula, is lit by a mysterious source.

03/06/2017

Space.com

NASA is hosting a live teleconference to discuss the science investigations that will launch with the next commercial cargo resupply mission to the space station today starting at 12 p.m. ET. Listen live here.

03/06/2017

NASA Image of the Day

In the Space Station Processing Facility high bay at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the Orbital ATK Cygnus pressurized cargo module is secured the KAMAG transporter and the crane has been removed.

03/06/2017