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Isolation ends

Human spaceflight and operations image of the week: After more than 270 days of Antarctic isolation, the first plane touches down at Europe’s Concordia research station To source

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Destination: Venus

Space Science Image of the Week: These striking images of Venus’ dynamic south pole were recorded by ESA’s Venus Express during its eight years orbiting the planet To source

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Sentinel-3A set for launch

Carrying a suite of state-of-the-art instruments to measure Earth’s oceans, land and ice, Sentinel-3A will soon be shipped to the Plesetsk launch site in Russia To source

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Nile Delta Fertility

Earth observation image of the week: a Sentinel-2A image of Cairo, Egypt, also featured on the Earth from Space video programme To source

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Shining a light on the aurora of Mars

ESA’s Mars Express has shed new light on the Red Planet’s rare ultraviolet aurora by combining for the first time remote observations with in situ measurements of electrons hitting the atmosphere. To source

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