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European Space Talks: we need more space!

Space concerns everyone. It contributes to our lives on a daily basis and can help to solve some of humankind’s greatest challenges. Find out more, and how space affects you, with European Space Talks… To source

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BepiColombo launch live

Watch live launch coverage from 01:15 GMT on 20 October. Launch is scheduled for 01:45 GMT and acquisition of signal is expected around 02:25 GMT To source

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Ellen Ochoa at Work on the Shuttle

During National Hispanic Heritage Month, we’re celebrating the achievements of astronaut Ellen Ochoa and other Hispanic astronauts and professionals at NASA. Floating upside down and reading a checklist may not be how most of us perform the day’s work, but it was for Ochoa on Space Shuttle Discovery’s STS-96 mission. To source

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Selfie-cam, go!

Space Science Image of the Week: a monitoring camera on the BepiColombo Mercury Transfer Module takes a test image during pre-launch preparations To source

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