esa, Satellites, Space Exploration Technologies
1 Aug , 2018 by Matt Williams
The Fenix propulsion system, a pen-sized thruster designed by Italian tech company D-Orbit, could revolutionize the way CubeSats operate in orbit.
esa, ExoMars, Mars
26 Jul , 2018 by Matt Williams
A new analysis of 15 years of data from the Mars Express probe by a team of Italian scientists shows compelling evidence for their being liquid water beneath Mars southern polar region.
Astronomy, esa, Gaia
2 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
In addition to revealing the proper motion of over a billion stars in the Milky Way, the 2nd data release from the Gaia mission also revealed the proper motions of stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud.
Astronomy, esa, ExoMars
1 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
ExoMars mission’s Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) recently sent back its very first image, which shows the ice-covered edge of the Korolev Crater
Astronomy, esa, Rosetta
24 Apr , 2018 by Matt Williams
Using images taken by the Rosetta spacecraft, a twitter user created a stunning video that shows what it is like to stand on the surface of a comet
China, esa, Space Junk
3 Apr , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to a statement made by the US Air Force, the reentry of the Tiangong-1 was confirmed over the Pacific Ocean on April 2nd.
esa, Space Junk
According to the ESA’s Space Debris Office, about 100 tonnes of space debris enters our atmosphere every year on average.
Colonization, esa, Geology
15 Mar , 2018 by Matt Williams
A team that participated in the ESA’s Pangaea-X program recently produced the largest 3D image of a cave system in Spain, and the technology could be used to map out lava tubes on the Moon and Mars too
9 Mar , 2018 by Matt Williams
For the first time, team of ESA scientists recently developed and tested an air-breathing electric thruster, which could open the way for an entirely new class of satellite
Astronauts, esa, Space Exploration Technologies
23 Feb , 2018 by Evan Gough
The microgravity in space makes astronauts’ spines to elongate, causing back pain. A new SkinSuit being developed by the European Space Agency gives astronauts some relief.
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