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The winds of Mars

Space Science Image of the Week: Strong winds whip dust and sand from the martian surface into a frenzy, shaping and smoothing the planet’s surface features To source

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Best of Blue Dot

The 32 best images taken by ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst from the International Space Station as voted by his Facebook followers To source

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Threading the Milky Way

These three new images of huge filamentary structures of gas and dust from ESA’s Herschel space observatory reveal how matter is distributed across our Galaxy, the Milky Way. To source

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Wired for Sun

Technology image of the week: cabling for the testing of ESA’s Mercury mission, photographed by artist Edgar Martins To source

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Ariane 5’s second launch of 2015

An Ariane 5 lifted off last night from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana and delivered two telecom satellites into their planned orbits. The launch of flight VA223 occurred on 27 May at 21:16 GMT (23:16 CEST, 18:16 local time). To source

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