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ESA Human Spaceflight

Astronaut geological field training on a Mars analogue ESA astronauts Luca Parmitano and Pedro Duque, together with  Eurocom Matthias Maurer are starting the second phase of their ESA ‘Pangaea’ planetary geological field training on a landscape very similar to Mars at Geoparque Lanzarote, in the Canary Islands.

10/24/2016

ESA Human Spaceflight

Astronaut exhibition in Toulouse The Cité de l’espace in Toulouse, France, is inviting young and old to learn about daily life on the International Space Station. 

10/20/2016

Astronomy & Astrophysics

HI4PI: A new all-sky survey of neutral hydrogenHI4PI: A new all-sky survey of neutral hydrogen MPIfR press release © HI4PI Collaboration Based on the article "HI4PI: a full-sky H i survey based on EBHIS and GASS⋆",
by HI4PI collab. et al. Published in Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2016, 594, A116

10/20/2016

Astronomy & Astrophysics

The Future of Alpha CentauriThe Future of Alpha Centauri ESO press release © P. Kervella et al. Based on the article "Close stellar conjunctions of α Centauri A and B until 2050",
by P. Kervella et al. Published in Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2016, 594, A107

10/20/2016

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