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Hubble celebrates 19th anniversary with fountain of youth

Cosmic optical illusions

Space Science Image of the Week: This whirling mix of galaxy arms, bright cores and shining blue gas makes up Arp 194, a turbulent galaxy group in Ursa Major To source

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Call for Media: LISA Pathfinder leaving for launch site

Slated for launch by Vega in November, ESA’s gravitational-wave detection technology demonstrator is ready to begin launch preparations in September at Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. Members of the media are invited to join ESA and Airbus Defence and Space at IABG’s space test centre in Ottobrunn, near Munich, Germany, to get a final […]

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Then and now

Space science image of the week: Rosetta’s view upon arrival at the comet, on 6 August 2014, and exactly one year later To source

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Landing on a comet

Images captured by Rosetta’s lander Philae on the descent to Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko and from its home at Abydos. To source

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