Week in images Friday, 14 December 2018, 2:00 pm

Our week through the lens: 10 – 14 December 2018
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Update from ESA Council, December 2018 Friday, 14 December 2018, 12:01 pm

The ESA Council held its 277th meeting at the European Space Operations Centre in Darmstadt on 12 and 13 December 2018.
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December comet brings back Rosetta memories Friday, 14 December 2018, 11:00 am

A special visitor is crossing the sky: Comet 46P/Wirtanen, sighted with telescopes and binoculars in recent weeks, is on the way to its closest approach to Earth this weekend, when it might become vi. […]
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Earth from Space Friday, 14 December 2018, 9:05 am

In this week’s edition, we explore part of northwest Slovenia with Copernicus Sentinel-2
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New ESA Kids blasts off! Thursday, 13 December 2018, 2:40 pm

Our new and improved ESA kids website, home of our mascot Paxi, is available in six languages
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New and improved ESA Kids website Thursday, 13 December 2018, 9:49 am

The ESA Education office is proud to launch the new and improved ESA Kids website, the online home of Paxi, the ESA Education mascot. With the new design and organisation, ESA Kids is the one-stop sh. […]
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An astronaut returns to Earth Thursday, 13 December 2018, 8:20 am

ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst will return to Earth alongside NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor and Russian cosmonaut Sergei Prokopiev on 20 December. After more than six months living and work. […]
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Rosetta witnesses birth of baby bow shock around comet Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 11:00 am

A new study reveals that, contrary to first impressions, Rosetta did detect signs of an infant bow shock at the comet it explored for two years – the first ever seen forming anywhere in the Solar S. […]
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Slow flow for glaciers thinning in Asia Monday, 10 December 2018, 4:15 pm

Providing water for drinking, irrigation and power, glaciers in the world’s highest mountains are a lifeline for more than a billion people. As climate change takes a grip and glaciers lose mass, o. […]
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Learning from lunar lights Friday, 7 December 2018, 1:31 pm

Every few hours observing the Moon, ESA’s ‘NELIOTA’ project discovers a brilliant flash of light across its surface – the result of an object hurtling through space and striking our unprotect. […]
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