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Off-piste

Space Science Image of the Week: These enticing peaks in the outer Solar System would challenge even skilled Olympic skiers To source

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Croatia signs Cooperation Agreement

The Republic of Croatia signed a Cooperation Agreement with ESA on 19 February 2018. This agreement will allow Croatia and ESA to create the framework for a more intensive and concrete cooperation related to ESA programmes and activities. To source

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Earth from Space

With the Chinese calendar rolling over into a new year today, we take a look at a Sentinel-2 image of Beijing, the capital of China To source

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Beijing

Earth observation image of the week: with the Chinese calendar rolling over into a new year today, the Sentinel-2 mission offers us a view of the country’s capital To source

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Asteroid Day takes off

Asteroid Day takes off

ESA specialists will join international experts to kick off 2018 Asteroid Day activities. Watch a Google Hangout 15 February at 17:00 CET. Questions via #AsteroidDay2018 To source

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Meteor arrival

Meteor arrival

Five years ago today, a small, previously unknown asteroid entered Earth’s atmosphere at 66 000 km/h and exploded high above Chelyabinsk, Russia, with 20–30 times the energy of the Hiroshima atomic bomb. To source

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Space radiation on Earth

Operations image of the week: A new particle accelerator will help engineers protect astronauts and sensitive spacecraft electronics against destructive cosmic radiation To source

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