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Europe pledges 1.4 billion for Mars rover, ISS

The European Space Agency (ESA) will push ahead with the troubled Mars Rover project after receiving funding from its 22 states. 358 more words


Can space tech help measure the weather?

This summer the Met Office was able to take advantage of a nanosatellite being used as a technology demonstrator by the European Space Agency (ESA) to gather weather information. 609 more words

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San Francisco skyscraper seen sinking from space

Engineers in San Francisco have tunneled underground to try and understand the sinking of the 58-story Millennium Tower. Now comes an analysis from space.

The European Space Agency has released detailed data from satellite imagery that shows the skyscraper in San Francisco’s financial district is continuing to sink at a steady rate — and perhaps faster than previously known. 617 more words


Is software the cause of the Schiaparelli ExoMars lander crash? -Jordans Thoughts

About a month ago on the 19th of October 2016 the European & Russian space agencies joint ExoMars Schiaparelli mission took a turn for the worst when entering the martian atmosphere for its landing, after spending 7 months just trying to reach the red planet. 849 more words


It's not about the food presentation when having Thanksgiving dinner in space

Even though they’re hundreds of miles above earth, NASA astronauts on the International Space Station will partake in a Thanksgiving meal. The menu this year is similar to what most American… 104 more words

European Space Agency Accelerates Mars Landing Project

PARIS – European Space Agency CEO Johann-Dietrich Worner told a reporter for Rocket Fuel Today magazine this morning that the organization is teaming with the China National Space Administration in order to move up dates for a manned landing on Mars. 171 more words


Beagle 2 "close to Mars success"

New images of the European Space Agency’s Beagle 2 have emerged recently, suggesting that it came closer to success than has long been thought. These new images have been analysed more thoroughly and carefully than previous images of Beagle 2, and with the help of a computer simulation it is being suggested that Beagle 2 did not crash land. 258 more words