European Space Agency

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‘I can’t remember feeling as excited about the future’: redesigning space travel for women
The drive for more women and greater diversity in the space sector will lead to new ideas and innovations, from spacesuits to toilets and beyond

Kieran Yates

06, Jul, 2021 @3:15 PM

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Why science can’t resist the allure of Venus: new missions to Earth’s nearest planetary neighbour
With a surface hot enough to melt lead, Venus has been left alone by space agencies for a decade. Now we are about to learn more about its climate – and the chances of life on other planets

Robin McKie Science Editor

04, Jul, 2021 @8:00 AM

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ESA rover replica goes for test drive at Mars simulator in Italy
Operators of Rosalind Franklin rover practise controlling it in preparation for Martian landing in June 2023

Stuart Clark

11, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Europe’s Jupiter spacecraft enters crucial testing phase
Critical sequence of tests begins in space simulator to prepare Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer for its journey to the great gas giant

Stuart Clark

14, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX delivers new crew to International Space Station
Tech boss ‘proud’ to be working with space agencies as astronauts begin six-month mission

Jedidajah Otte

24, Apr, 2021 @11:06 AM

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Light pollution from satellites 'poses threat' to astronomy
Mega-constellations could cause scientists to miss out on crucial discoveries, warn researchers

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

30, Mar, 2021 @2:37 PM

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'An exciting time': European Space Agency takes diversity to space
Helen Sharman, the UK’s first astronaut, praises the agency as it begins a search for 26 recruits

Zahaan Bharmal

20, Feb, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Spacewatch: Airbus to build three more moon mission modules
Three more European service modules will be made for use as part of Nasa’s Artemis programme

Stuart Clark

05, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Is there life on Mars? Not if we destroy it with poor space hygiene
As countries begin an age of Martian exploration, planetary protection advocates insist we must be careful of interplanetary contamination

Stuart Clark

30, Jan, 2021 @5:00 PM

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European Space Agency to build module for Gateway space station
Esprit module will supply communications and refuelling to international lunar station

Stuart Clark

14, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Is the UK about to have liftoff in the global space industry?
With plans for satellite launches and investment in space-based solar, can the UK become a space super power?

Zahaan Bharmal

31, Dec, 2020 @2:51 PM

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ESA signs deals for its first reusable transport spaceplane
Space Rider expected to carry medical and biological experiments on maiden voyage

Stuart Clark

22, Dec, 2020 @6:00 AM

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