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Hubble Images Show A Neptune Moon That May Have Been Repeatedly Reborn

Enlarge / An artist's concept of the tiny moon Hippocamp. (credit: NASA, ESA, and J. Olmsted) As the Voyager probes moved through the outer Solar System, they compiled a massive record of discovery. Among the newly found objects and phenomena were...
Related topics: Telescopes, Hubble Space Telescope, Neptune, Moon, Space, NASA, Scientific Discoveries

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Close Encounters: Planning For Extra Hera Flyby

ESA's proposed Hera mission will already visit two asteroids: the Didymos binary pair. The Hera team hopes to boost that number by performing a flyby of another asteroid during the mission's three-year flight.
Related topics: Asteroids

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Lofar Radio Telescope Reveals Secrets Of Solar Storms

The team of scientist showed that solar storms can accelerate particles simultaneously in several locations by combining data from the Low Frequency Array, LOFAR, with images from NASA, NOAA and ESA spacecraft.
Related topics: Telescopes, Space, Solar Storms, Sun, NASA, Spacecrafts

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Rosetta's Comet Sculpted By Stress

Feeling stressed? You're not alone. ESA's Rosetta mission has revealed that geological stress arising from the shape of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko has been a key process in sculpting the comet's surface and interior following its formation.
Related topics: Comets, Space

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A 5km Asteroid May Briefly Occult The Brightest Star In The Night Sky

Enlarge / An artist's impression showing the binary star system of Sirius A and its diminutive blue companion, Sirius B. (credit: NASA, ESA and G. Bacon) Sirius, a binary system, is the brightest star in the night sky. The larger of the two stars,...
Related topics: Asteroids, Space, NASA

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Nasa's Hubble Captures Stunning 'smoking Gun' Of Newborn Star [photo]

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has obtained a stunning new image of a newborn star.
Related topics: NASA, Space, Telescopes, Hubble Space Telescope, Science Photos

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Satellite Images Reveal Interconnected Plumbing System That Caused Bali Volcano To Erupt

A team of scientists has used satellite technology provided by the European Space Agency to uncover why the Agung volcano in Bali erupted in November 2017 after 50 years of dormancy.
Related topics: Satellites, Space, Volcanoes

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Esa Honors Valentine's Day With Earth Hearts Seen From Space - Cnet

ESA is showering its love on views of heart-shaped lakes, islands and mountains.

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Esa Celebrates Valentine’s Day With The Beating Heart Of Moorea Island

Valentine’s Day is finally here, but the European Space Agency (ESA) has kicked off the celebration ever since the beginning of the week. On Monday, the ESA took to YouTube to share a stunning satellite image of a very special place on Earth...
Related topics: Space, Youtube, Satellites

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Satellite Images Reveal Interconnected Plumbing System That Caused Bali Volcano To Erupt

A team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, has used satellite technology provided by the European Space Agency (ESA) to uncover why the Agung volcano in Bali erupted in November 2017 after 50 years of dormancy.
Related topics: Satellites, Space, Volcanoes

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Image: Biomass Earth Explorer satellite

Set to fly in 2022, ESA's Biomass Earth Explorer satellite with its 12-m diameter radar antenna will pierce through woodland canopies to perform a global survey of Earth's forests – and see how they change over the course of Biomass's five-year...
Related topics: Satellites, Space, Polls

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Observations Uncover Details About The Open Cluster Ic 4996

Using the Vatican Advanced Technology Telescope (VATT) and data from ESA's Gaia satellite, astronomers have conducted a new study of the young open cluster IC 4996 and its vicinity. The research, presented in a paper published January 31 on...
Related topics: Telescopes, Space, Satellites

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Here’s A Clever Idea. Build Moon Bases In Craters And Then Fill Them In With Lunar Regolith

A student team associated with the ESA recently developed a concept for a Moon base that would rely on lunar regolith to provide protection. The post Here’s a Clever idea. Build Moon Bases in Craters and then Fill them in with Lunar Regolith...
Related topics: Moon, Space

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Thanks To Gaia, We Now Know Exactly When We’ll Be Colliding With Andromeda

Astronomers have known for some time that the Milky Way and the Andromeda galaxies will collide on some future date. The best guess for that rendezvous has been about 3.75 billion years from now. But now a new study based on Data Release 2 from the...
Related topics: Space, Milky Way

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Mother Nature's Valentine: A Heart-shaped Island Seen From Space

ESA is celebrating Valentine's Day with an image of the heart-shaped island of Moorea, 12 miles northwest of Tahiti in the South Pacific.        

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Science On A Plane – Esa's Next Parabolic Flight Campaign

In May, engineers, pilots, researchers and scientists will convene in Bordeaux, France, for ESA's 71st parabolic flight campaign. Over the course of three days they will fly on a specially-fitted commercial aircraft, testing equipment and running...

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European Mars Rover Named For Crystal Scientist Rosalind Franklin

The European Space Agency (ESA) has named its next Mars rover, due to touch down on the Red Planet in March 2021, in honor of British scientist Rosalind Franklin, whose research was crucial to scientists' determining the structure of DNA.
Related topics: Mars Rover Curiosity, Mars, Space, DNA, Genetics

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Gaia Clocks New Speeds For Milky Way-andromeda Collision

ESA's Gaia satellite has looked beyond our Galaxy and explored two nearby galaxies to reveal the stellar motions within them and how they will one day interact and collide with the Milky Way – with surprising results.
Related topics: Milky Way, Space, Satellites

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Esa Is Planning A Mission To The Smallest Spacerock Ever Visited: The Moon Of An Asteroid

For some small minority of humans, Death By Asteroid is a desirable fate. The idea probably satisfies their wonky Doomsday thinking. But for the rest of us, going out the same way the dinosaurs did would just be embarrassing. Thankfully, the...
Related topics: Moon, Space, Asteroids, Dinosaurs, Paleontology

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French Auditor Says Ariane 6 Rocket Too Conventional To Compete With Spacex

Enlarge / Artist's view of the configuration of Ariane 6 using two boosters (A62) on the ELA-4 launch pad together with its mobile launch gantry. (credit: ESA - D. Ducros) France's independent state auditor, the Cour des comptes, has raised...
Related topics: SpaceX, Space

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