News about 'European Space Agency'

Apr 9, 2012

Robot cargo ship: European ATV-3 cargo ship arrives at the International Space Station

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A European robot cargo ship has arrived at the International Space Station. The robot cargo ship, known as the Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV-3), was launched by the European Space Agency (ESA) on March 23, 2012 and docked at the space station five days later, according to reports by several international news sites on Friday, April […]


Dec 23, 2011

Namibia Space Ball Alerts NASA, European Space Agency (Video)

Alien Space Ball
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Namibia Space Ball Checked by NASA, European Space Agency Image Credit: National Forensic Science Institute An “alien” space ball that drops in a remote area of Namibia in Southern Africa last November has prompted authorities to alert NASA and the European Space Agency, according to reports by several international news sites on Thursday, December 22, […]


Nov 5, 2011

ESA: Simulated Mars mission Mars500 ‘returns’ to Earth after 17 months (Video)

ESA: Simulated Mars mission Mars500 ‘returns’ to Earth after 17 months (Video)
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The simulated Mars mission, Mars500 ‘returned’ to Earth on Friday, November 04, 2011, after 17 months (520 days) of the full-length, high-fidelity simulation ‘trip to Mars‘ by humans, as shown in the video below. Simulated Mars mission Mars500 members Image Credit: ESA.int As noted by European Space Agency (ESA) on its official website, the six […]


Sep 4, 2011

Burning Man 2011 Festival In Nevada Desert Captured From Outer Space (Photo)

Burning Man Festival
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Burning Man 2011 Festival in Black Rock, Nevada Image Credit: Space.com The Burning Man 2011 festival in the Nevada desert was captured by a European Space Agency (ESA) satellite on Thursday, September 1, 2011, according to reports by several international news sites on Sunday, September 4. A photo of the annual event, with approximately 50,000 […]


Sep 3, 2011

Remains of ancient lake in Mars spotted by ESA Mars Express satellite (Photos)

Remains of ancient lake in Mars spotted by ESA Mars Express satellite (Photos)
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Updated: September 29, 2012 7:45 p.m. Read Signs of water on Mars discovered by NASA via rover Curiosity (Photo) The remains of an ancient lake in Mars were recently spotted by Mars Express satellite of European Space Agency (ESA), as shown in the photos below. Delta in Eberswalde crater Image Credit: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum) […]


Aug 2, 2011

Oxygen molecules in deep space discovered via Herschel Telescope, a first in history (Photo)

Oxygen molecules in deep space discovered via Herschel Telescope, a first in history (Photo)
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A team of scientists reportedly discovered oxygen molecules in deep space via Herschel Telescope, as shown in the photo below, which is its first discovery in the entire history of space research. Oxygen molecules in deep space discovered via Herschel Telescope Image Credit: ESA/NASA/JPL-Caltech As published at Space.com on Monday, August 1, 2011, the oxygen […]


May 21, 2011

Pope Benedict XVI talks to astronauts at International Space Station, a first time in history (Video)

Pope Benedict XVI talks to astronauts at International Space Station, a first time in history (Video)
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Pope Benedict XVI talked to astronauts in space via a video call as shown below, which is a first time in history for a pope to communicate with someone in space. Pope Benedict XVI talks to astronauts in space Image Credit: Space.com As reported at Space.com on Saturday, May 21, 2011, Pope Benedict XVI made […]


May 18, 2011

Aquarius/SAC-D Satellite Launch Will Monitor Ocean Salt Level Like The Indian Ocean Says US Space Agency

Aquarius/SAC-D by NASA
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Aquarius/SAC-D Artist’s Concept Image Credit: NASA Aquarius/SAC-D satellite, an orbiting science instrument, will be launch on June 9, 2011, according to a featured article by US space agency, NASA, on Tuesday, May 17, 2011. Ocean salt levels and salinity changes will be monitored by Aquarius/SAC-D, to relate it to future climate. Three months ago, NASA‘s […]


Jan 25, 2011

Mars Express releases Mars moon Phobos latest photos, taken 100 kilometers away

Mars Express releases Mars moon Phobos latest photos, taken 100 kilometers away
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Mars Express recently released latest photos of Phobos, the larger of Mars’ two moons, which was taken on January 9, 2011, as announced by European Space Agency (ESA) on their official website. According to Daily Mail on Monday, Mars Express got close to Phobos from about 100 kilometers (62 miles) away and took photos during […]