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#AsteroidDay webcast

On 30 June, ESA experts will join scientists, astronauts and (space) rock stars in a 24-hour global webcast. Live segment from ESA’s ESOC mission control centre runs 08:30-10:00 GMT (10:30-12:00 CEST) To source

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Plug and play

‘Plug and play’ challenges with young space fans in the space pavilion at the Paris Air and Space Show, 24 and 25 June To source

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Artificial brain helps Gaia catch speeding stars

With the help of software that mimics a human brain, ESA’s Gaia satellite spotted six stars zipping at high speed from the centre of our Galaxy to its outskirts. This could provide key information about some of the most obscure regions of the Milky Way.  To source

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Sound check

Sound check with citizens – replay of an informal discussion hosted by ESA Director General Jan Woerner at the Paris Air and Space Show To source

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