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Oct 13, 2017
Europe launches its sixth Sentinel Earth observation satellite to monitor volcanic ash and ultraviolet radiationThe Sentinel-5P satellite, part of a system of satellites that is to monitor Earth, blasted off in Russia’s north-western Arkhangelsk region at 0927 GMT.
Oct 12, 2017
Europe set to launch satellite for monitoring Earth's atmosphere on 13 OctoberThe Sentinel-5P orbiter will form part of Europe's Copernicus Earth monitoring project to track environmental damage and aid disaster relief operations.
Oct 12, 2017
Asteroid's close flyby of Earth gives scientists an opportunity to test space collision warning systemsThere was no actual risk of a hit, although the asteroid did come well inside the orbit of the Moon and that of some human-made satellites.
Sep 29, 2017
Ahead of Mars colonisation, European Space Agency plans to set up a permanent presence on MoonReaching and colonising Mars has been viewed by private and public interests as the next stage in exploring the final frontier, and has been a key part of this year's International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide.
Sep 18, 2017
Scientists observe for the first time, winds and cloud patterns on the night side of VenusThe team used the Visible and Infrared Thermal Imaging Spectrometer (VIRTIS) on European Space Agency's (ESA) Venus Express spacecraft to observe the clouds in the infrared.
Sep 14, 2017
Nasa's 13-year old mission Cassini-Huygens mission to take its final dive into Saturn on 15 SeptemberCassini's final manoeuvres begin at 0714 GMT on Friday, although the signal will only reach Nasa 86 minutes later.
Sep 02, 2017
NASA astronaut who holds the record for maximum time spent in space to return on 2 SeptemberNASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, who holds the record for maximum time spent in space by any American astronaut, is set to return to Earth on Saturday.
Sep 01, 2017
Earth-sized planets orbiting dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 may have water: StudyThe outer Earth-sized planets orbiting the nearby dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 might still harbour substantial amounts of water, suggest results of a new study.
Aug 14, 2017
Cassini begins first of the five flyby over Saturn's atmosphereCassini will travelling around 1,600 Km above the gaseous clouds pf Saturn, allowing it to take direct sample of the gas present in the extended atmosphere.
Aug 11, 2017
ESA to test detection and tracking of near-Earth objects during close flyby of asteroid on 12 OctoberThe space rock will zoom by harmlessly at a distance of about 44,000 kilometres (27,300 miles), an eighth of the distance from the Earth to the Moon.