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From ESA: "Johann-Dietrich Wörner to be Director General of ESA"

European Space Agency

8 December 2014

Today, the Council of the European Space Agency announced the appointment of Johann-Dietrich Woerner as the next Director General of ESA, for a period of four years starting on 1 July 2015. 517 more words

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From ESA: "Cassini’s view of Jupiter’s southern hemisphere"

European Space Agency


This Cassini image shows Jupiter from an unusual perspective. If you were to float just beneath the giant planet and look directly up, you would be greeted with this striking sight: red, bronze and white bands encircling a hazy south pole. 607 more words

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From ESA: "Comet ISON disintegrates"

European Space Agency

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Some had hoped comet ISON would be the comet of the century, lighting Earth’s skies during the latter months of 2013. 994 more words

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From ESA: "European Service Module gets real"

European Space Agency

26 Nov 2014

On 17 November, ESA signed a contract in Berlin with the Airbus Defence and Space division to develop and build the European Service Module for… 433 more words

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Probe makes historic comet landing

Jonathan Amos,  BBC

The lander touched down on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko at about 1605 GMT. 216 more words


From ESA: "Earth from Space: Big data from space"

European Space Agency

Discover more about our planet with the Earth from Space video programme. In this special edition, Nicolaus Hanowski, Head of Ground Segments and Operations under ESA’s Earth Observation Programmes Directorate, joins the show to talk about ‘big data’ from space. 160 more words

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