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Carbon cycle

Discover how satellites and ESA are helping to improve our understanding of the carbon cycle and its role in climate change To source

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Surfing complete

Slowed by skimming through the very top of the upper atmosphere, ESA’s ExoMars has lowered itself into a planet-hugging orbit and is about ready to begin sniffing the Red Planet for methane. To source

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Hyper-impact

Technology image of the week: what looks like a mushroom cloud turned sideways is actually a bullet piercing a spacecraft shield To source

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White space science

Human and robotic exploration image of the week: Far from home and under stress – using Antarctica for space exploration To source

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Ensuring fresh air for all

A start-up company from an ESA business incubator is offering affordable air-quality monitors for homes, schools and businesses using technology it developed for the International Space Station. To source

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