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China and Europe discuss plans for first human outpost on the moon

The ESA says the proposed “Moon Village” could be a potential launch site for future missions and help develop space tourism.

The European Space Agency and China are discussing a potential collaboration for a human base on the moon. 258 more words


China, ESA feeling out potential collaboration to build human outpost on the moon

BEIJING — Representatives of China and the European Space Agency are discussing potential collaboration on a human outpost on the moon and other possible joint endeavours, according to a spokesman for the European agency and Chinese media reports. 278 more words


An Alberta group discovered a mysterious light crossing the night sky. They call it Steve

A Facebook group of northern lights enthusiasts in Alberta kept noticing a light stretching through the night sky in a line. With good cameras and some imaging know-how, they discovered the light could be enhanced to expose dreamlike purples and greens. 517 more words


Meet 'Steve,' a beautiful celestial phenomena in the northern lights spotted by Alberta sky watchers

Meet Steve. He’s tall, colourful and photogenic, and up until recently, he’d been relatively anonymous.

Now Steve is a celestial rock star thanks to a group of amateur Alberta sky watchers who began documenting the breathtaking atmospheric phenomenon that sometimes appears in the northern lights, which now has astronomers taking notice. 591 more words

University Of Calgary

Newly Discovered Exoplanet May be Best Candidate in Search for Signs of Life

Jason Dittmann
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Transiting rocky super-Earth found in habitable zone of quiet red dwarf star

An exoplanet orbiting a red dwarf star 40 light-years from Earth may be the new holder of the title “best place to look for signs of life beyond the Solar System”. 1,541 more words

Space Scientific Studies

European Space Agency calling for international co-operation.

The European Space Agency (ESA) has called for increased international cooperation to head off a threat posed to its network of satellites by debris flying around space. 186 more words