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ExoMars captures spring in martian craters

A new set of images captured this spring by the Colour and Stereo Surface Imaging System (CaSSIS) on the ESA-Roscosmos ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter shows a series of interesting geological features on the surface of Mars, captured just as the planet passed its spring equinox. To source

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CryoSat taken to new heights for ice science

Ice plays a critical role in keeping Earth’s climate cool, but our rapidly warming world is taking its toll and ice is in general decline. For more than 10 years, ESA’s CryoSat has been returning critical information on how the height of our fragile ice fields is changing. Nevertheless, to gain even better insight, ESA […]

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Meet the Experts: Satellite Navigation

Video: 00:06:21 Satellite navigation is a big part of our daily lives. How do our phones and cars know where to go? Nicola de Quattro, head of engineering and innovation at Vitrociset Belgium, explains how sat nav works along with its present and future applications in this episode of Meet The Experts. Find more episodes in […]

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Earth from Space: Flinders Ranges, South Australia

Earth from Space: Flinders Ranges, South Australia

Video: 00:03:00 This edition of the Earth from Space programme features a false-colour image captured by Copernicus Sentinel-2  over the many colourful curves and folds of the Flinders Ranges – the largest mountain range in South Australia. See also Flinders Ranges, South Australia to download the image. To source

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The many colourful curves and folds of the Flinders Ranges in South Australia are featured in this false-colour image captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission.

Flinders Ranges, South Australia

Image: The many colourful curves and folds of the Flinders Ranges in South Australia are featured in this false-colour image captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission. To source

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Liftoff to the Red Planet!

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover onboard launches from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Thursday, July 30, 2020. To source

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