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Earth from Space: Aphrodite’s island

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Earth from Space: Aphrodite’s island Covering part of the Eastern Mediterranean this Envisat image is dominated by the island of Cyprus, a former British colony that became independent in 1960....

From rocket fuel to clean cars

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From rocket fuel to clean cars Austrian manufacturer MagnaSteyr has adapted technology developed for the Ariane rocket to build clean-burning cars that can use hydrogen instead of petrol for fuel....

Research cruise testing EGNOS satnav for ships

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Research cruise testing EGNOS satnav for ships A research vessel surveying European waters is also charting the maritime performance of Europe’s EGNOS satnav system. Results gathered by Belgium’s RV Belgica are investigating how EGNOS, initially prioritised for aircraft, can also guide marine traffic....

Nereidum Montes helps unlock Mars’ glacial past

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Nereidum Montes helps unlock Mars’ glacial past On 6 June, the high-resolution stereo camera on ESA’s Mars Express revisited the Argyre basin as featured in our October release, but this time aiming at Nereidum Montes, some 380 km northeast of Hooke crater....

Students attend the 63rd International Astronautical Congress in Italy

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Meet ESA, the space agency for Europe

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Giant tracking station readies for operation

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Giant tracking station readies for operation
One of the world’s most sophisticated satellite tracking stations is nearing inauguration in Malargüe, Argentina, 1000 km west of Buenos Aires. The new station will ensure reliable communications with missions voyaging hundreds of millions of kilometres into our Solar System....

Fly Your Thesis! 2012 finishes successfully

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Fly Your Thesis! 2012 finishes successfully This year’s "Fly Your Thesis!" campaign ended on 25 October. For three days, a specially equipped aircraft flew 31 manoeuvres – or parabolas - that generate microgravity conditions, giving students invaluable experience in how to design, construct and run experiments in a near weightless environment....

MetOp-A captures Hurricane Sandy

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MetOp-A captures Hurricane Sandy Europe's polar orbiting weather satellite, MetOp-A, captured this image of Hurricane Sandy just as the huge storm hit the east coast of the US yesterday. The MetOp programme is developed as a joint undertaking between ESA and Eumetsat for operational meteorology.