Mission control ready for Mercury Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 3:30 pm

Teams responsible for flying the bold BepiColombo mission to Mercury today completed the last major step in preparation for Saturday’s liftoff — the final pre-launch ‘dress rehearsal’ at ESA. […]
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3D printing, up, up & away Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 12:00 pm

Technology image of the week: ESA’s award-winning aerospace-quality-plastic 3D printer, designed for use in weightless space
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Installing life support the hands-free way Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 9:31 am

Last week saw the installation of ESA’s next-generation life-support system on the International Space Station. The new facility recycles carbon dioxide in the air into water that can then be conve. […]
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Luna facility brings Moon to Earth Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 9:07 am

A facility planned for ESA’s Astronaut Centre (EAC) in Cologne, Germany, will recreate the Moon’s surface on Earth. ESA project manager for strategic planning and future development Andreas Diekm. […]
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European Space Talks: we need more space! Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 1:10 pm

Space concerns everyone. It contributes to our lives on a daily basis and can help to solve some of humankind’s greatest challenges. Find out more, and how space affects you, with European Space Ta. […]
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BepiColombo launch live Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 12:40 pm

Watch live launch coverage from 01:15 GMT on 20 October. Launch is scheduled for 01:45 GMT and acquisition of signal is expected around 02:25 GMT
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Selfie-cam, go! Monday, 15 October 2018, 8:40 am

Space Science Image of the Week: a monitoring camera on the BepiColombo Mercury Transfer Module takes a test image during pre-launch preparations
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To the launch pad! Friday, 12 October 2018, 2:00 pm

Find out how our three new space explorers, Bepi, Mio and MTM, have been preparing for their epic adventure to Mercury
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The international BepiColombo spacecraft will soon take flight, on a complex journey to the innermost planet of the Solar System, Mercury. Encompassing nine planetary flybys and travelling a total di. […]
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How can I walk my dog on the Moon? What happens if I sneeze in space? Just some of the questions that more than 500 000 children around the world will be asking and attempting to answer over the next. […]
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