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
Astronomy, Stellar Evolution, X-Ray Astronomy
7 Mar , 2018 by Evan Gough
Two stars are caught in a unique relationship. The larger red giant star sheds material which its companion neutron star consumes, producing x-rays as a result.
Astronauts, Space Exploration, Space Exploration Technologies
6 Mar , 2018 by Evan Gough
The ESA is working on artificially intelligent robots that could be controlled from a distance by astronauts. The pair could work as a team to accomplish maintenance and other tasks on future planetary missions.
Astronomy, Solar Astronomy, sun
26 Feb , 2018 by Evan Gough
SOHO is celebrating a huge milestone, and one it was never intended to meet: it has now observed one complete, 22-year cycle in the life of the Sun.
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.
Astronomy, Black Holes
2 Feb , 2018 by Matt Williams
A new study from a team of astronomers from Northwestern University indicates that molecules could be born within the outflows created by supermassive black holes.
30 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
Thanks to the efforts of an amateur astronomer, the star cluster that was recently revealed by Gaia mission is now visible for all to see!
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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