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Spatial senses  ESA · 8 hours
Human and robotic exploration image of the week: ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano trains for a spacewalk for his upcoming Beyond mission more
Hubble Spots ‘Perfectly Spherical’ Elliptical Galaxy: Messier 89  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 day
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has taken a picture of the massive galaxy Messier 89, which is found in the... more
White Dwarfs Observed Turning into Crystals  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
Astronomers using ESA’s galaxy-mapping spacecraft Gaia have discovered the first direct evidence that white dwarfs form crystal cores of metallic oxygen and carbon. This... more
Group of telescopes finds X-ray engine inside mysterious supernova  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
ESA's high-energy space telescopes Integral and XMM-Newton have helped to find a source of powerful X-rays at the centre of an unprecedentedly bright and rapidly evolving stellar explosion that suddenly... more
Wide Field Camera 3 Anomaly on Hubble Space Telescope  ASTRO WATCH · 5 days
At 17:23 UTC on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, the Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3) on NASA/ESA Hubble Space... more
Team of telescopes finds X-ray engine inside mysterious supernova  ESA · 5 days
ESA’s high-energy space telescopes Integral and XMM-Newton have helped to find a source of powerful X-rays at the... more
Astronomers Find Brightest Quasar of Early Universe  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have spotted the brightest quasar ever seen in the early Universe. Quasars are the extremely... more
Video: Fifteen years imaging the Red Planet  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
On 25 December 2003, ESA's Mars Express entered orbit around the Red Planet. The spacecraft began returning the first images from orbit using its High Resolution Stereo Camera just a couple of weeks later,... more
Cool running  ESA · 6 days
Operations image of the week: New cryogenically cooled hardware promises to improve data return from ESA's current and future deep-space missions more
XMM-Newton captures final cries of star shredded by black hole  ESA · 6 days
Astronomers using ESA's XMM-Newton space observatory have studied a black hole devouring a star and discovered... more
The desert that ate a sea  ESA · 7 days
Technology image of the week: ESA’s Proba-V minisatellite views efforts to stabilise a newly formed desert and salvage the fast-shrinking Aral Sea more
Hubble Takes Gigantic Image of the Triangulum Galaxy  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured the most detailed image yet of a close neighbor of the Milky Way... more
Multi-wavelength View of a Supernova Remnant  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
New Year’s Eve may be past, but we are not done with fireworks just yet. This image, which includes data from ESA’s Herschel Space... more
Hubble Captures Best Ever Image of Triangulum Galaxy  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a striking portrait of the Triangulum Galaxy, displaying a full spiral face aglow... more
Hubble Looks at Stunning Elliptical Galaxy Messier 105  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured an amazing new photo of the giant elliptical galaxy Messier 105. Messier 105... more
New ESA and University of Bath rehabilitation project launched  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A joint European Space Agency - University of Bath project has been launched that aims to inform ESA's operational experts who develop and implement exercise countermeasures for astronauts. more
CubeSats Joining Hera Mission to Asteroid System  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
When ESA’s planned Hera mission journeys to its target binary asteroid system, it will not be alone. The spacecraft will carry two... more
Hubble takes gigantic image of the Triangulum Galaxy  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured the most detailed image yet of a close neighbor of the Milky Way -- the Triangulum Galaxy, a spiral galaxy located at a distance of... more
Hubble takes gigantic image of the Triangulum Galaxy  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured the most detailed image yet of a close neighbour of the Milky Way—the Triangulum Galaxy, a spiral galaxy located at a distance of only three... more
Image: Multi-wavelength view of a supernova remnant  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
New Year's Eve may be past, but we are not done with fireworks just yet. This image, which includes data from ESA's Herschel Space Observatory, shows the remnants of an explosion – not of... more
CubeSats joining Hera mission to asteroid system  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
When ESA's planned Hera mission journeys to its target binary asteroid system, it will not be alone. The spacecraft will carry two tiny CubeSats for deployment around – and eventual landing on – the... more
Three new open clusters discovered in the Milky Way  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Using data from ESA's Gaia satellite, Brazilian astronomers have detected three new open clusters in the Milky Way. The clusters, designated UFMG 1, UFMG 2 and UFMG 3, were found... more
CubeSats joining Hera mission to asteroid system  ESA · 1 week
When ESA’s planned Hera mission journeys to its target binary asteroid system, it will not be alone. The spacecraft will carry two... more
NASA Calls Off Roscosmos Chief's Visit to US  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
NASA has called off the planned visit of Dimitry Rogozin, the chief of Russia’s space agency who is subject to... more
2019 preview  ESA · 2 weeks
Take a look at what's coming up for the European Space Agency this year more
Hubble Finds Group of Herbig-Haro Objects within NGC 1333  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a group of five Herbig-Haro objects — tiny patches of nebulosity... more
Mission accomplished for ESA's butane-propelled CubeSat  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The cereal-box sized GomX-4B – ESA's biggest small CubeSat yet flown – has completed its mission for the Agency, testing out new miniaturised technologies including: intersatellite link communication with its GomX-4A twin, a hyperspectral imager, star... more
ESA sets clock by distant spinning stars  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
ESA's technical centre in the Netherlands has begun running a pulsar-based clock. The "PulChron' system measures the passing of time using millisecond-frequency radio pulses from multiple fast-spinning neutron stars. more
Mission Accomplished for ESA's Butane-Propelled CubeSat  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
The cereal-box sized GomX-4B – ESA’s biggest small CubeSat yet flown – has completed its mission for the Agency, testing out new miniaturized technologies... more
ESA Sets Clock by Distant Spinning Stars  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
ESA’s technical center in the Netherlands has begun running a pulsar-based clock. The ‘PulChron’ system measures the passing of time using millisecond-frequency... more
Mission accomplished for ESA’s butane-propelled CubeSat  ESA · 3 weeks
The cereal-box sized GomX-4B – ESA’s biggest small CubeSat yet flown – has completed its mission for the Agency, testing out new miniaturised technologies... more
Mission accomplished for ESA’s GomX-4B butane-propelled CubeSat  ESA · 3 weeks
The cereal-box sized GomX-4B – ESA’s biggest small CubeSat yet flown – has completed its mission for the Agency, testing out new... more
ESA sets clock by distant spinning stars  ESA · 3 weeks
ESA’s technical centre in the Netherlands has begun running a pulsar-based clock. The ‘PulChron’ system measures the passing of time using millisecond-frequency... more
Huge Martian Crater 'Korolev' Appears Topped With Miles Of Pristine Snow  NPR · 4 weeks
The European Space Agency's new images show a 51-mile-wide ice-filled depression in the surface of Mars caused by the impact of a meteorite or other celestial... more
European Space Agency overhauls satellite servicer program  SPACE NEWS · 4 weeks
A satellite-deorbiting program the European Space Agency that’s been struggling to gain traction with its member states and industry has been redesigned... more
Hubble and SOFIA Capture New Images of Comet 46P/Wirtanen  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) snapped stunning images of a... more
ESA’s e.Deorbit debris removal mission reborn as servicing vehicle  ESA · 4 weeks
ESA’s proposed e.Deorbit mission to take down a derelict satellite is being reborn in a wider role, as... more
ESA’s Mars Express Orbiter Spots Water Ice-Filled Crater  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
New images from the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) on ESA’s Mars Express spacecraft show an impact crater in the... more
Self-driving Rovers Tested in Mars-like Morocco  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
Robots invaded the Sahara Desert for Europe’s largest rover field test, taking place in a Mars-like part of Morocco. For two weeks three rovers... more
Back on Earth  ESA · 4 weeks
Watch ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst's first short interview, recorded just hours after he returned to Earth from his six-month Horizons mission more
ESA's solar-powered giant one year on  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
ESA's 35-metre antenna in Australia has now been powered by the sun for over a year, cutting costs and reducing carbon emissions by 330 tonnes—equivalent to 1.9 million km driven by car. more
Feeding a giant  ESA · 4 weeks
ESA's deep-space antenna in New Norcia, Western Australia, has now been powered by solar energy for over a year, in the first step towards creating a green network of eyes... more
ESAshop: beyond horizons  ESA · 4 weeks
Celebrate ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst’s return to Earth and land your own great deal with a Horizons mission goodie from the ESAshop and free shipping all day more
ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst returns to Earth – for the second time  ESA · 4 weeks
ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst returned to Earth today alongside NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor and Roscosmos cosmonaut Sergei Prokopyev. more
BepiColombo's First Routine Firing in Space  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
On Monday this week, BepiColombo began its very first routine electric propulsion firing. After meticulous testing of the spacecraft's four high-tech ion thrusters, the... more
Astronomers Spot Young Star in ‘Growth Spurt’  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
A young star in the midst of a dramatic growth phase has been observed with the help of ESA’s Gaia satellite and... more
Where missions start  ESA · 4 weeks
Technology image of the week: ESA’s Concurrent Design Facility, the cradle of future space missions, is celebrating its 20th birthday more
Winning Ideas for New Space Transport Sevices  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
Imagine moving satellites to higher orbits, collecting space debris, and dedicated launches for small satellites. These are the winning entries of ESA’s... more
Fake plastic atoms  ESA · 4 weeks
Our world is made of atoms and molecules, but even with the most powerful microscopes we can only see snapshots, never how they move and interact with each other. To... more
Gaming with Galileo: New Android smartphone apps published  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Use Europe's satellite navigation system to seek treasure in virtual mazes or 'see' Galileos as they cross the sky above you: two new Android smartphone apps based on Galileo are now available... more
ESA paves way for new space transport services  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Imagine moving satellites to higher orbits, collecting space debris, and dedicated launches for small satellites. These are the winning entries of ESA's call for ideas on new commercial space transportation services. more
Technology strategy  ESA · 4 weeks
30% faster mission development, 30% faster harnessing of new technologies, boosting cost efficiency and cutting space debris: ESA's Technology Strategy for Space19+ more
Winning ideas for new space transport services  ESA · 4 weeks
Imagine moving satellites to higher orbits, collecting space debris, and dedicated launches for small satellites. These are the winning entries of ESA’s... more
Schoolkids invited to ESA’s Living Planet Symposium 2019  ESA · 4 weeks
School classes can come on a journey around the planet, by attending the Open Days of ESA’s Living Planet Symposium... more
ESA’s 25 years of telecom: looking to the horizon  ESA · 4 weeks
As ESA’s umbrella programme for telecom, ARTES, celebrates its 25th year, we have examined why it was set... more
ESA paves way for new space transport services  ESA · 4 weeks
Imagine moving satellites to higher orbits, collecting space debris, and dedicated launches for small satellites. These are the winning entries... more
Gaming with Galileo: new Android smartphone apps published  ESA · 4 weeks
Use Europe’s satellite navigation system to seek treasure in virtual mazes or ‘see’ Galileos as they cross the sky above... more
Climate threats  ESA · 4 weeks
ESA Euronews: Copernicus Sentinels study low-lying regions potentially threatened by sea-level rise more
Evergreen comet  ESA · 4 weeks
Comet 46P/Wirtanen, the original target of ESA’s Rosetta mission, is visiting our skies this December more
Hubble goes deep  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
This image from the Hubble Deep UV (HDUV) Legacy Survey encompasses 12,000 star-forming galaxies in a part of the constellation Fornax known as the GOODS-South field. With the addition of ultraviolet light imagery, astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope... more
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ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst returns to Earth – for the second time
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