The mission to the smallest asteroid ever explored will employ the same main camera as the mission to the largest asteroids of all. ESA’s proposed Hera spacecraft to the Didymos asteroid pair has i. […]
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Week in images Friday, 15 March 2019, 2:25 pm

Our week through the lens: 11 – 15 March 2019
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Earth from Space Friday, 15 March 2019, 9:05 am

In this week’s edition, the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over Kenya’s capital, Nairobi
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Insight in sight Thursday, 14 March 2019, 2:00 pm

ExoMars orbiter spots InSight lander on Mars
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The development programme of the world’s first air-breathing rocket engine has taken an additional significant step forward, which will lead to major testing milestones being undertaken within the. […]
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Sentinels monitor converging ice cracks Thursday, 14 March 2019, 11:00 am

The Copernicus Sentinel-1 radar mission shows how cracks cutting across Antarctica’s Brunt ice shelf are on course to truncate the shelf and release an iceberg about the size of Greater London –. […]
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Floating ideas for an airlock near the Moon Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 10:00 am

Assembly of a new habitable structure near the Moon, known as the Gateway, is scheduled to begin in 2023. The international project will allow humans to explore farther than ever before and it brings. […]
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Passengers travelling through busy airports should soon face fewer delays and have a lower environmental impact, thanks to efforts to use airspace more efficiently. The Iris programme seeks to equip. […]
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Nitrogen dioxide pollution mapped Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 3:50 pm

New maps that use information from the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite reveal nitrogen dioxide emission being released into the atmosphere in cities and towns across the globe.
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Engineers descended into bunkers to test space batteries to destruction – through overheating, overcharging, short circuits and even by shooting them with bullets. The three-year test campaign is h. […]
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