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From clouds to craters

This beautiful view from ESA’s Mars Express stretches from the bright, cloud-covered north pole of Mars to the contrasting hues of the northern hemisphere and the cratered terrain in the south. To source

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ESA expertise aids UAE spaceflight

The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) first ever astronaut, Hazza Al Mansouri, is set to fly to the International Space Station, where he will be supported on the ground by ESA-trained operations personnel at a newly-established control centre in Dubai, UAE. To source

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Overseeing ISS's third arm

Technology image of the week: this control panel will be used by spacewalking cosmonauts to oversee the European Robotic Arm on the Russian section of the ISS To source

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Aurora now

Human and robotic exploration image of the week: Aurora display at Concordia research station in Antarctica To source

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