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Launch of ExoMars Rover Delayed Until 2020

The second ExoMars mission has been delayed to 2020, according to European Space Agency (ESA).

The launch, which had previously been slated for 2018, will now launch two years later due to “delays in European and Russian industrial activities”. 183 more words

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Herschel’s view of the Galactic Plane  This video shows a...

Herschel’s view of the Galactic Plane 

This video shows a wealth of bright sources, wispy filaments and bubbling nebulas against the background of diffuse gas and dust, marking the spots where stars are being born in the Galaxy.

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Radar vision  Discover how the Sentinel-1 mission uses its radar...

Radar vision 

Discover how the Sentinel-1 mission uses its radar to provide an all-weather, day-and-night supply of imagery of Earth’s surface to make our lives safer.

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Earth from Space: Special edition  ESA’s Sentinel-1 Mission...

Earth from Space: Special edition 

ESA’s Sentinel-1 Mission Manager Pierre Potin joins the show to discuss the benefit of a two-satellite radar mission for Europe’s Copernicus programme.

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IN PHOTOS: 26 years later, Hubble's images of our universe still amaze us

It has peered 13.4 billion years back in time. It has produced awe-inspiring images and helped answer some age-old questions plaguing astronomers.

On Sunday, the Hubble Space Telescope, undoubtedly one of the most important astronomical instruments ever built, celebrated its 26th anniversary. 74 more words

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What have we learnt from lunar exploration?

There is a new interactive way to explore the Moon!

The European Space Agency (ESA) have gathered a range of lunar scientists and exploration experts from across Europe to talk about what we know about the Moon from exploring with robotic landers, orbiters and astronauts. 148 more words

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ESA’s Asteroid Impact Mission: the reason why  ESA’s Asteroid...

ESA’s Asteroid Impact Mission: the reason why 

ESA’s Asteroid Impact Mission, currently under study for launch in 2020 and arrival in 2022, would be humanity’s first probe to a double asteroid system.

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