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[VIDEO] On a Rocket Launch to Space

On November 6th, 2015 UP Aerospace Inc. launched the 20-foot (6 meter) tall SL-10 rocket into near-space. The mission: deploy the Maraia Capsule testing the aerodynamics and stability of the payload on re-entry to the atmosphere. 20 more words


Zoom into a galaxy cluster that's looking back at Earth when dinosaurs roamed

It’s a cluster of almost 60 galaxies, the centre of which lies 65 million light-years from Earth.

Using the VLT Survey Telescope at the European Southern Observatory… 251 more words


Science can be borderless

Working together not only does research into science and technology advance our standard of living, they provide a platform for international partnerships between traditional allies and adversaries alike. 483 more words


The Milky Way

the European Southern Observatory has released this video of the Milky Way to ‘mark the completion of the APEX Telescope Large Area Survey of the Galaxy (ATLASGAL)


ESO : Their telescopes and the Universe

Europe to the Stars : The European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) first 50 years of exploring the southern sky.


5th December - Antofagasta and the Very Large Telescope

After an overnight (reasonably comfortable) coach journey from La Serena, we had a driver collect us from the bus station to squire us around for the day. 284 more words