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ESA ESTEC Noordwijk

Destination ESA

Technology image of the week: thousands of visitors will soon be headed this way to ESA’s technical heart To source

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Forty years of European space tracking

Today, ESA celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Agency’s ground station network, the indispensable link to spacecraft that are helping us to learn about our planet, our Solar System and our Universe. To source

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New Norcia 3D

Human spaceflight and operations image of the week: ESA’s deep-space tracking station at New Norcia, Western Australia, in 3D #estrack40 To source

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Quake on the radar

The combination of two Sentinel-1A radar scans shows how the ground shifted as a result of Chile’s 16 September earthquake To source

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ExoMars 2016 targets March launch window

A problem recently discovered in two sensors in the propulsion system of the entry, descent and landing demonstrator module has prompted the recommendation to move the launch of the ExoMars 2016 mission, initially foreseen in January, to March, still within the launch window of early 2016. To source

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