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Unfortunately, There are Other Viable Explanations for the Subsurface Lakes on Mars

A fresh examination of the data obtained by the Mars Express mission has shown that there may not be lakes…

3 weeks ago

Conceptual Design for a Lunar Habitat

At the 17th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice, an architectural firm showcasing the latest plans for the ESA's international lunar…

2 months ago

The Galápagos Islands From Space

The Galápagos Islands hold an honored place in science history. I often wonder, if Charles Darwin could have seen this…

5 months ago

Perseverance Seen From Space by ESA’s ExoMars Orbiter

The ESA's Trace Gas Orbiter (part of the ExoMars 2020 mission) has revealed images of the Perseverance rover and where…

5 months ago

Plans for a Mars Sample Return Mission Have Moved to the Next Stage

The Mars Sample Return (MSR) program, a joint effort between NASA and the ESA to bring samples of Mars back…

7 months ago

ESA is Working on its own Reusable Booster Stage

As part of their Themis Program, the ESA is developing reusable rocket technology.

7 months ago

Venus Held Onto its Water Surprisingly Well During its History

A new study by a Swedish astrophysicist shows that Venus is not likely to have lost its water to space,…

9 months ago

Lunar Dust is Still One of The Biggest Challenges Facing Moon Exploration

The ESA is investing in research that will lead to spacesuits and materials that can handle one of the biggest…

9 months ago

Video Shows a Meteoroid Skipping off Earth’s Atmosphere

Here’s something we don’t see very often: an Earth-grazing meteoroid. On September 22, 2020, a small space rock skipped through…

10 months ago

The Corona Australis Molecular Cloud. Normally this Looks Like a Dark Blob in the Sky. But in Infrared, it Looks Like This.

The Corona Australis is a constellation in the southern hemisphere. It's name literally means "southern crown." One of its features…

1 year ago