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Comet's Fiery Death Caught On Video As It Plunges Into Sun; Conspiracy Theorist Warn Of...

The NASA/ESA Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) spacecraft recorded the moment a comet slammed into the Sun, according to Space Weather astronomer Tony Phillips. Phillips recorded the anomaly in the center of the solar system last week. He...
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Hubble Space Telescope Snaps Star’s Eerie Gaseous Glow

The Hubble Space Telescope spotted NGC 2022, a massive orb of gas in space that is cast off by an elderly star. (Photo Credit: ESA / Hubble & NASA - R. Wade) The Hubble Space Telescope recently spotted a star’s gaseous glow and...
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Exomars Fails Another Parachute Test, Threatening 2020 Mission

Most Mars landers or rovers use parachutes as part of their landing procedure, but Mars’ thin atmosphere makes even this low-tech approach a perilous one. (Credit: ESA/ATG medialab) ExoMars is a planned mission to Mars set to launch in the...
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An Astrophotographer Noticed A Chunk Of Ice Orbiting Comet 67p In Rosetta’s Photos

The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Rosetta mission spent two years at the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. At the end of September 2016, its mission was ended when the spacecraft was sent on a collision course into the comet. During its time at...
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First Dj In Space

ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano made space (and music) history on 13 August when he broadcast the first DJ music set from orbit, performing to an audience of over 3000 people as part of the BigCityBeats WORLD CLUB DOME Cruise Edition.
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Trump Administration Announces Changes To Endangered Species Act Rules

Enlarge / Bald eages are another success story for the ESA; they came off the threatened list in 2007, half a century after the U.S. nearly lost its national bird to hunting, habitat loss, and the pesticide DDT, which made their eggshells too thin...
Related topics: Endangered Species Act

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Image: Small Object Spotted Orbiting 67p/churyumov-gerasimenko

Last week marked five years since ESA's Rosetta probe arrived at its target, a comet named 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko (or 67P/C-G). Tomorrow, 13 August, it will be four years since the comet, escorted by Rosetta, reached its perihelion—the closest...
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Italian Astronaut Parmitano To Become First Space Dj In History - Esa (photo)

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano on Tuesday will create an electronic music broadcast from the International Space Station (ISS), becoming the first DJ in space, the European Space Agency (ESA) said on Monday.
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Second Failure Of Exomars Parachute Test Throws Schedule In Jeopardy

A joint mission between the European and Russian space agencies to deliver a rover to Mars is facing another setback. The European Space Agency (ESA) confirmed that parachutes for the ExoMars lander mission failed a second test that was conducted...
Related topics: Space, Mars Rover Curiosity, Mars

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Supercomputer Generates Virtual Universes To Study Galaxy Formation

Scientists used a supercomputer to generate millions of different universes, each of which obeyed different physical theories for how galaxies should form (via NASA/ESA/STScI) We’re still not sure exactly how our Milky Way...
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Hubble Space Telescope Captures ‘galactic Duo’ In Space

Hubble recently observed UGC 2369, a "galactic duo" that is interacting in space. (Photo Credit: ESA / Hubble & NASA - A. Evans) Galaxies like to pair up, too: The Hubble Space Telescope recently captured two galaxies at play and they...
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Small Satellites Begin To Offer Unrivaled Detail In Radar Images Of Earth

A comparison between ICEYE's SAR image, left, and visible image data from the European Space Agency's Copernicus network, showing crude oil tank filling in Brisbane, Australia. [credit: ICEYE ...
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Nasa Shows Off A Beautiful New Image Of Jupiter

NASA is showing off a new image of Jupiter that was snapped with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope that shows intricate details of the clouds in Jupiter’s atmosphere. The image seen here was snapped on June 27, 2019. In the image, we can see...
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European Space Agency Eying The Sky After Close Encounter With Deadly Asteroid

In late July, a 100-metre wide object, which would have caused massive devastation had it collided with the planet, came within 65,000 km of Earth’s surface.
Related topics: Space, Asteroids

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Hubble Space Telescope Captures Cosmic ‘potpourri’ Of Particles

NASA/ESA's Hubble Space Telescope spotted NGC 3169, a galaxy with cosmic dust that is made up of a "potpourri" of particles. (Photo Credit: ESA / Hubble & NASA - L. Ho) The Hubble Space Telescope recently snapped an image of galaxy NGC...
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Stars’ Finns Are Leading The Way

On May 16, the Dallas Stars solidified their Finnish foundation. General manager Jim Nill and the Stars awarded Finnish defenseman Esa Lindell with a six-year contract extension. But what stuck out was the signing of fellow Finn, and former Liiga...

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Esa Shares Grainy Video Of July’s Unexpected Asteroid 2019 Ok Flyby

Late in July, astronomers were caught off guard by the sudden presence of a large asteroid only hours away from zooming past Earth. Called 2019 OK, this asteroid measured around 426ft in diameter and came closer to Earth than the Moon. Experts...
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Nasa And Esa Solar Satellite Unexpectedly Catches Sight Of Alien Fleet, Ufo Expert Claims

As follows from a picture shared by Scott Waring, the founder of a well-known UFO blog, the alleged alien spacecraft appeared to turn up in twos, following a strictly linear path away from the Sun.
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Cryptographic Ice Cube Tests Orbital Cybersecurity Protocols Aboard The Iss

Encryption in space can be tricky. Even if you do everything right, a cosmic ray might come along and flip a bit, sabotaging the whole secure protocol. So if you can’t radiation-harden the computer, what can you do? European Space Agency...
Related topics: Cryptography, International Space Station

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Smelly, Slimy Seaweed Infestation Spotted From Space - Cnet

The European Space Agency is tracking a smelly Sargassum seaweed explosion that's putting a damper on tourism in Mexico.

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