Space Exploration and Astronomy

ɸ-week 2019 highlights ESA’s second ɸ-week brought together emerging space investors, tech leaders, entrepreneurs, space scientists and Earth observation researchers to explore how open science and innovation can benefit from the latest digital technologies to help shape future Earth observation missions and services. ...
How to come up with an idea for Mission Space Lab For those looking for ideas for Mission Space Lab, this video offers some tips on how to come up with experiments by taking into account the AstroPi sensors available as well as some practical constraints.
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Inside NASA's Psyche Mission to Learn about Collisions and Crater Formation One of the first steps in understanding the geology of Psyche is for the Psyche science team to find out more about collisions and crater formation on metallic asteroids. Join Psyche Mission Science Team Co-Investigator Simone Marchi of the Southwest ...
An Exoplanet Discovery from Hubble on This Week @NASA – September 13, 2019 Hubble makes an exoplanet discovery, the next space station crew gets ready to launch, and back to work in Florida after weathering the storm … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA!
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Kulturfestival – Space Station Earth premiere Space was the theme of the 2019 Stockholm Culture Festival, a mass event that took over central Stockholm, Sweden, from 13 to 17 August.
Art, music, films and science activities for all ages took to the streets to satisfy the ...
ɸ-week highlights As ESA’s second ɸ-week has drawn to a close, let’s take a look at some of the highlights
Explore with AstroGnat Meet AstroGnat our new crew member! She’s on a voyage of discovery in space and you too can explore this new AstroGnat collection for kids in the ESA Space Shop.
Cheops mission update Watch a media briefing on our Cheops exoplanet mission Monday 12:15–13:15 CEST live from the European Planetary Science Congress
Winning bootcamp ideas at Φ-week On the sidelines of ESA’s Φ-week, a five-day app-development bootcamp took place where young developers came together to solve big industry challenges using Earth observation data. The teams developed app prototypes, which were tested by a set of users. Those ...
Earth from Space: Baja California Copernicus Sentinel-1 takes us over the region of Baja California in northwest Mexico, in this week's edition of the Earth from Space programme.
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Luca Parmitano launches the 2019-20 European Astro Pi Challenge ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano is this year’s ambassador of the European Astro Pi Challenge. In this video, he welcomes students to the challenge and gives an overview of the project.
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Mae Jemison Trains for Her Space Shuttle Flight Mae Jemison, the first black woman in space, participated in crew egress training for Space Shuttle Endeavour's STS-47 mission during the Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test.
Remembering September 11th and Looking to the Future This 2019 photo of Manhattan, taken by astronaut Nick Hague from aboard the International Space Station, shows a city totally recovered from the attack on September 11, 2001.
Tracking satellites from the Arctic Many of the satellites that gather information on the health of our planet pass over the polar regions pass above the North and South Poles. Satellite ground stations located in these remote areas are best positioned to collect the data ...
ESA offers insights on EU's regulations on chemicals ESA is offering space and non-space based industry the opportunity to learn more about the EU’s evolving environmental legislation such as REACH, which limits the use of potentially harmful chemicals to safeguard the environment and Europe’s citizens.
Testing and Training on the Boeing Starliner NASA astronaut Mike Fincke works through a check list inside a mockup of Boeing's CST-100 Starliner during a simulation at NASA's Johnson Space Center on Aug. 21, 2019.
Views of Hurricane Dorian from the International Space Station - September 6, 2019 Cameras outside the International Space Station captured views at 8:10 a.m. Eastern time September 6 of a weakening Hurricane Dorian from 260 miles in altitude as it churned just off the outer banks of North Carolina. In its 8 a.m. ...
Keeping an eye on Hurricane Dorian from Space on This Week @NASA – September 6, 2019 Keeping an eye on Hurricane Dorian, the next crew headed to the International Space Station, and a better understanding of Sun-driven space weather … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA!
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Views of Hurricane Dorian from the International Space Station - September 5, 2019 Cameras outside the International Space Station captured views at 8:59 a.m. EDT on Sept. 5 of Hurricane Dorian from 260 miles in altitude as it traveled up the Eastern seaboard of the United States.
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UN offers use of ESA’s hypergravity centrifuge to researchers worldwide Imagine being able to increase the force of gravity simply by turning a dial. A United Nations fellowship is offering this opportunity to researchers all over the world, through access to ESA’s hypergravity-generating Large Diameter Centrifuge.
Virgin Galactic Opens the Doors to the ‘Gateway to Space’ Virgin Galactic opens the doors to its Gateway to Space building in Spaceport America.

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