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ESA’s EnVision Mission Doesn’t Have a lot of Fuel, so it’s Going to Aerobrake in the Atmosphere of Venus

Venus has almost been “the forgotten planet,” with only one space mission going there in the past 30 years. But…

2 weeks ago

Gaia's Massive Third Data Release is out!

The third Gaia Data Release (DR3) has been released, and is already leading to some major breakthroughs in astronomy!

2 months ago

ESA is About to Release its Third Giant Data Release From Gaia

The European Space Agency's (ESA) Gaia Observatory is a mission dedicated to astrometry, a branch of astronomy where the velocity…

2 months ago

Five Rover Teams Chosen to Help Explore the Moon’s South Pole

The Moon may seem barren, and it is. However, a certain species of inquisitive primates is still very interested in…

4 months ago

Martian Astronauts Will Create Fuel by Having a Shower

A team of Spanish researchers, with support from the ESA, are working on a system that will allow astronauts on…

4 months ago

Because of Extreme Drought, Lake Powell is Barely a Lake Anymore

The two largest reservoirs in the United States are now at their lowest levels since they were first created. After…

4 months ago

Cultured Meat Could Keep Astronauts fed in Space

The ESA is investigating lab-grown meat as a possible application of feeding astronauts on long-duration missions away from Earth.

4 months ago

The ExoMars Rover is Ready, now it Just Needs a new Ride to Mars

With the recent termination of cooperation between the ESA and Roscosmos, the Rosalind Franklin rover will need another way to…

4 months ago

ESA’s Gaia Just Took a Picture of L2 Neighbor JWST

Oh, hello there new neighbor!  In February, the Gaia spacecraft took a picture of its new closest companion in space…

5 months ago

Thanks to Observations, a Potentially Dangerous Asteroid was Found to be Harmless

Earlier this year, the discovery of a potentially hazardous asteroid took astronomers on a roller coaster ride. On January 6,…

5 months ago