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Longer flight to the International Space Station for Andreas Mogensen

ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen will leave for the International Space Station from Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on 2 September with commander Sergei Volkov and Kazakh cosmonaut Aidyn Aimbetov. Their flight in the Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft will take two days, arriving at the Space Station on Friday morning. To source

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Ready for launch

Human spaceflight and operations image of the week: ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen testing his spacesuit before launch on 2 September To source

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ESO and ESA Directors General sign cooperation agreement

ESO and ESA Directors General sign Cooperation Agreement

On 20 August 2015 the Director General of ESO, Tim de Zeeuw, and the Director General of ESA, Johann-Dietrich Woerner, signed a cooperation agreement between the two organisations at ESO’s offices in Santiago, Chile. The ESA Director General was accompanied by Álvaro Giménez, Director of Science and Robotic Exploration at ESA, and Fabio Favata, Head […]

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Filamentary cosmic cloud

Space Science Image of the Week: ESA’s Herschel space observatory has explored the turbulent depths of a large, dense, and dramatic cosmic cloud known as Mon R2 To source

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