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Responding to risk

Operations image of the week: A snazzy new infographic illustrates how ESA will use first-ever ‘flyeye’ telescopes to support the UN and international efforts to respond to asteroid risks To source

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Antarctica hikes up sea level

In a major collaborative effort, scientists from around the world have used information from satellites to reveal that ice melting in Antarctica has not only raised sea levels by 7.6 mm since 1992, but, critically, almost half of this rise has occurred in the last five years. To source

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Carving the cosmos

Space Science Image of the Week: This star-circling bubble was spotted throwing out X-rays by ESA’s XMM-Newton, earning it entry to a select group of stellar objects To source

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Horizons arrival

Highlights of the Soyuz docking and hatch opening, marking the arrival of ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst on board the Space Station for the six-month Horizons mission To source

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