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Space fever

It started with a simple question that ended with a surprising answer and new technology that is being used in cutting-edge heart surgery and could save millions of euros in hospital bills. To source

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[International Space Station / Japanese Experiment Module (KIBO)] JAXA Astronaut Activity Report, February 2015

JAXA Astronaut Activity Report, February, 2015 Last Updated: May 11, 2015 This is JAXA’s Japanese astronaut activity report for February, 2015. Astronaut Kimiya Yui continues training for his upcoming long-duration ISS mission Astronaut Kimiya Yui, who was assigned as a crew member for the Expedition 44/45 mission to the International Space Station (ISS), underwent training […]

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Hubble 25

Celebrating 25 years of the Hubble Space Telescope, this montage presents the incredible range of images that have helped to shape our view of the Universe To source

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Space artist nominated for prestigious prize

Katie Paterson’s ESA-supported work Campo del Cielo, Field of the Sky – which included a symbolic return to space for a chunk of meteorite – has been shortlisted for the International Prize for Contemporary Art, granted by the Foundation Prince Pierre de Monaco.  To source

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A Sky View of Earth From Suomi NPP

This composite image of southern Africa and the surrounding oceans was captured by six orbits of the NASA/NOAA Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership spacecraft on April 9, 2015, by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument. Tropical Cyclone Joalane can be seen over the Indian Ocean. To source

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Defending the planet

Watch video replays of the daily sessions of the IAA Planetary Defence Conference, recorded 13-17 April 2015 at ESA/ESRIN To source

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