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.
esa, ExoMars, Mars
5 Feb , 2018 by Matt Williams
In the past few months, the ExoMars orbiter has been conducting aerobraking maneuvers that have brought it steadily closer to assuming its final orbit around the Red Planet.
Comets, esa, Rosetta
24 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
The ESA recently released images taken by the Rosetta spacecraft when it witnessed a “snowstorm” while making a flyby of Comet 67P
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