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Maritime Surveillance Drone Testing to Begin this Summer

The AR5 Life Ray UAS, developed by TEKEVER, has been selected by the European Space Agency (ESA) and the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) to demonstrate the

ESA Postpones Exomars Rover to 2020

The European and Russian space agencies on May 2 said their joint ExoMars 2018 mission carrying a rover and an experiment-filled landing platform to Mars would not be ready in time and would be delayed to July 2020.The delay, which ESA and Roscosmos officials had warned of since March, will add undetermined new costs to the program. Show More Summary

5 Takeaways From ESA's Rosetta Comet Mission

The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Rosetta mission to the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko has arguably given planetary scientists the best new cometary data in a generation. Although the mission’s Philae lander has long ceased communication from the comet’s surface, the Rosetta spacecraft will continue operations until September when it makes a final touchdown on 67P’s surface.

Stunning Image of the Arctic Is the First Back From Europe's Latest Satellite

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The European Space Agency launched its latest satellite at the start of the week, and it’s already beaming back beautiful images like this one. Read more...

European Space Agency’s Plans to Build a “Moon Village” Will Help Us Get to Mars and Beyond

last weekHumor / odd : Geekosystem

While everyone is so focused on getting our asses to Mars (especially SpaceX with their announcement today), the European Space Agency still has its eye on a slightly closer destination: the Moon. Sure, astronauts have been there a few...Show More Summary

Europe aims for international "moon village"

The European Space Agency is moving forward with plans to set up a human outpost on the moon

This Futuristic Ion Thruster Will Take a Mission to Mercury

The very name of the T6 ion thruster sounds like something from sci-fi. But it’s very real, and this little engine will be one of four that take the European Space Agency’s BepiColombo spacecraft to Mercury. Read more...

Sharper image shows Beagle-2 probe sitting intact on Mars

A new imaging technique may finally help scientists figure out what went wrong with a Mars lander that was lost more than a decade ago. The European Space Agency (ESO) launched its Mars […]

Soyuz Carrier Rocket Launch Halted Over ‘Anomaly’ During Countdown

The European Space Agency reported that the Sunday launch of the Russian Soyuz ST-A carrier rocket with an EU Sentinel-1B satellite from a European spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, was stopped due to an anomaly that happened during the countdown.

Herschel provides stunning video of galactic panorama

The European Space Agency has released a stunning video constructed from data collected by the Herschel space observatory over the course of its short operational life. The video displays a detailed panorama of the Milky Way as seenShow More Summary

European Space Agency and Ars Electronica Call for Applications to Arts and Science Residency

2 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

The European Space Agency is recruiting, though on this particular occasion the agency isn’t looking for engineers or astronauts. Instead, the ESA is calling for artists to apply for a residency called art&science@ESA, which it’s hosting...Show More Summary

We Just Learned Something Crazy About the Atmosphere of Venus

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Venus is a blistering hellscape of a planet that melts anything it comes in contact with, right? Not entirely. The data from the European Space Agency’s first mission to Venus is back, and with it comes some fascinating insights into our nearest neighbor’s atmosphere. It turns out, parts of Venus are very, very cold. Read more...

Just Some Enormous Chunks Of Ice Falling Into The Ocean

Today NASA released the image above, which shows a bunch of ice breaking up in the Beaufort sea, several weeks earlier than it should be. Also today, the European Space Agency dropped a sick GIF of a 958-square kilometre chunk of Antarctica cracking and heaving into the ocean. More »      

This Is the First Image From the ExoMars Mission

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Last month, the European Space Agency and Roscosmos lofted their ExoMars mission into space. Now, it’s sent back the first image from its journey to the Red Planet. Read more...

Imposing Sanctions on Russian-EU Space Plans Huge Mistake

Any attempt to extend economic sanctions against Russia to the field of space cooperation between Moscow Russian and European space organizations would be a disaster, Italian Space Agency (ASI) President Roberto Battiston told Sputn...

EU, Russia Explore Future Joint Space Projects - European Space Agency

The space agencies of Russia and the European Union are examining possible joint missions following the 2024 decommissioning of the International Space Station, European Space Agency Director-General Jan Woerner told Sputnik.

What Earth's Air Traffic Looks Like From Space

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

image credit The European Space Agency's GomX-3 CubeSat is a little modular satellite that's equipped with a distinctive helical antenna. It uses that to detect the million of signals emitted by aircraft - many of which contain dataShow More Summary

What Earth's air traffic looks like from space

3 weeks agoTechnology : Tech Talk

The European Space Agency gives a unique glimpse at the busy air traffic in Earth's skies

Google Autocomplete interview with astronauts who are in space

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

From our friend Joe Sabia, a wonderful video his team created with WIRED: NASA astronauts Tim Kopra and Jeff Williams and European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake are currently living on board the International Space station and answer the internet’s most searched questions in the latest installment of WIRED’s Google Auto Complete Interview.

Requiem for a Star: Hubble Telescope Captures Image of a Dying Star

The European Space Agency has obtained images of a planetary nebula formed by a dying star thousands of light years away.

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