European Space Agency

Tim Peake, the UK's only current official astronaut, is heading up to the International Space Station (ISS) for [...]

6 November 2015
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Distant light at the very edge of the universe could be seeping in from a neighbouring cosmos. [...]

29 October 2015
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It's never the wrong time to remind yourself that millions of asteroids are rushing around us in space, posing [...]

8 October 2015
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In November last year, the European Space Agency's (ESA) Rosetta spaceship became the first ever man-made vehicle [...]

15 September 2015
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The Rosetta comet could be covered in tiny alien life forms, scientists involved in the European Space Agency's [...]

6 July 2015
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Late last night, the EU launched the Sentinel-2a satellite into space, from where it will take detailed photos [...]

23 June 2015
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The Philae probe that landed on comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko in November has finally woken up from hibernation. [...]

14 June 2015
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The European Space Agency is eagerly awaiting signs that the Rosetta probe Philae – which successfully landed [...]

16 March 2015
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Until its Space Shuttle programme was closed down in 2007, the US was the dominant force in the development of [...]

9 February 2015
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1. Sainsbury's has stolen the Christmas ad crown from John Lewis. Maybe. But have either of them done enough to [...]

14 November 2014
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He's been trending on Twitter all day – the tattooed physicist from East London who was one of the key scientists [...]

13 November 2014
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After a fraught wait, this morning the European Space Agency (ESA) received confirmation: we did it. Humans have [...]

13 November 2014
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Humankind landed a spacecraft on a comet for the first time ever yesterday - and has now done it again. [...]

13 November 2014
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In less than an hour, we will know whether humans have managed to land a spacecraft on a comet for the first time [...]

12 November 2014
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The European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft has taken time out from its comet-chasing mission to take a selfie. [...]

11 September 2014
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