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Herschel’s view of the Galactic Plane
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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.
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.
Earth from Space: Special edition
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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.
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
ESA’s Asteroid Impact Mission: the reason why
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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.