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European Space Agency shares images of edge-on galaxy; leaves netizens amazed
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European Space Agency shares images of edge-on galaxy; leaves netizens amazed

In their latest post, ESA has shared photos of the galaxy that 'plays' twister. These images of the edge-on galaxy have been captured by the Hubble Telescope

Joint Euro-Japan spacecraft BepiColombo got its first view of Mercury, completed one of six flybys
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Joint Euro-Japan spacecraft BepiColombo got its first view of Mercury, completed one of six flybys

The joint mission was launched in 2018 and it flew once past Earth and twice past Venus on its journey to the solar system’s smallest planet.

Final testing of the James Webb space telescope is complete, it is getting ready for its 31 October launch
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Final testing of the James Webb space telescope is complete, it is getting ready for its 31 October launch

The telescope will observe the universe from the vantage point of Lagrangian Point 2 (L2), located some 1.5 million kilometres away from Earth.

Antarctic iceberg double the size of Mumbai grazes dangerously against ice sheet; see viral image here
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Antarctic iceberg double the size of Mumbai grazes dangerously against ice sheet; see viral image here

The images of the collision were captured by the European Space Agency (ESA’s) Sentinel-1 pair of satellites.

Two spacecrafts to visit Earth's hot neighbor Venus this week
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Two spacecrafts to visit Earth's hot neighbor Venus this week

On Monday, ESA's Solar Orbiter probe will visit Venus and about 33 hours later, European-Japanese spacecraft BepiColombo will get a closer look.

ISRO Chairman virtually meets up with ESA, ISA chiefs to discuss new opportunities
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ISRO Chairman virtually meets up with ESA, ISA chiefs to discuss new opportunities

Dr K Sivan, Avi Blasberger and Josef Aschbacher reviewed the status of ongoing missions and discussed future opportunities respectively.

Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos have opened up space for travel but not everyone can access it
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Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos have opened up space for travel but not everyone can access it

Many private players are trying to make inroads into the space industry but the cost of travelling into the unknown is still very steep making it inaccessible for many.

Astronomers found 1,715 stars with an unobstructed view of Earth in the last 5,000 years
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Astronomers found 1,715 stars with an unobstructed view of Earth in the last 5,000 years

Experts like late Stephen Hawking have warned against reaching out to aliens because they could harm us.

ESA's aim to be more diverse sees it hire more women and individuals with disabilities
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ESA's aim to be more diverse sees it hire more women and individuals with disabilities

Its new hiring campaign got them a record number of applicants — more than 22,000 — from all 25 member nations and associate members.

Two astronauts complete six-hour spacewalk to install solar panels on the ISS
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Two astronauts complete six-hour spacewalk to install solar panels on the ISS

There have been a total of 240 spacewalks as astronauts carry out assembling, maintaining and upgrading the space station.

Hubble telescope faces technical issues for a week, NASA insists it's in good health
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Hubble telescope faces technical issues for a week, NASA insists it's in good health

NASA said the payload computer stopped working last Sunday and attempts to restart it have failed.

After NASA, ESA announces EnVision mission to Venus to study inner working of the planet
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After NASA, ESA announces EnVision mission to Venus to study inner working of the planet

ESA's Envision mission will be an orbiter and the target year for the launch is sometime in the 2030s.

Chinese cargo spacecraft successfully docks with core space station module
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Chinese cargo spacecraft successfully docks with core space station module

China is open to foreign collaboration on their space station and ESA has already sent astronauts to China to train.

Europe proposes orbiting satellite telescope that will keep an eye on space debris
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Europe proposes orbiting satellite telescope that will keep an eye on space debris

A 20-cm-wide optical telescope will monitor the space debris through a spaceship, at the altitude of 600 to 700 kilometres.

Eleven astronauts and cosmonauts crammed into ISS, the biggest 'crowd' in over a decade
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Eleven astronauts and cosmonauts crammed into ISS, the biggest 'crowd' in over a decade

The current population includes six Americans, two Russians, two Japanese and one French.

Debris removal: Space law is an important part in the fight against space junk
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Debris removal: Space law is an important part in the fight against space junk

While trying debris removal technologies, it is also imperative that authorities work out the best ways to regulate space activity.

Language of space exploration rhetoric can affect public perception of space activities
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Language of space exploration rhetoric can affect public perception of space activities

Would we want futuristic Mars settlements to operate like modern-day Earth towns, or could we do better?

Curiosity rover on Mars captures clouds passing overhead, similar to Earth's
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Curiosity rover on Mars captures clouds passing overhead, similar to Earth's

Due to their high altitude, the 'noctilucent' clouds on Mars seen in the video can be lit up by the sun even at night time.

NASA once again puts Hubble Telescope in safe mode due to mysterious bug
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NASA once again puts Hubble Telescope in safe mode due to mysterious bug

This isn’t the first time that the telescope has been put in safe mode as some technical glitch in 2018 forced the agencies to do the same.